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Ozurdex Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex)?
- What are the possible side effects of dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex)?
- What is the most important information I should know about dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex)?
- How is dexamethasone intravitreal implant given (Ozurdex)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Ozurdex)?
- What happens if I overdose (Ozurdex)?
- What should I avoid after receiving dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex)?
- What other drugs will affect dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Ozurdex)?
Since dexamethasone intravitreal is given as an implant by a healthcare professional, you will not be on a frequent dosing schedule.
What happens if I overdose (Ozurdex)?
Since this medication is given by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, an overdose is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid after receiving dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex)?
This medication may cause blurred vision and may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
What other drugs will affect dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on dexamethasone used in the eyes. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medicines you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about dexamethasone intravitreal implant.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Ozurdex Information
- Ozurdex Drug Interactions Center: dexamethasone io
- Ozurdex Side Effects Center
- Ozurdex FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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