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VEXOL® 1% (rimexolone ophthalmic suspension) is indicated for the treatment of postoperative inflammation following ocular surgery and in the treatment of anterior uveitis.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Apply one - two drops of VEXOL® 1% Ophthalmic Suspension into the conjunctival sac of the affected eye four times daily beginning 24 hours after surgery and continuing throughout the first 2 weeks of the postoperative period.
Apply one - two drops of VEXOL® 1% Ophthalmic Suspension into the conjunctival sac of the affected eye every hour during waking hours for the first week, one drop every two hours during waking hours of the second week, and then taper until uveitis is resolved.
5 mL and 10 mL in plastic DROP-TAINER® dispensers. VEXOL® 1% Ophthalmic Suspension is supplied in natural (clear) low density polyethylene (LDPE) bottles, with a natural LDPE dispensing plug and pink polypropylene closures. Fill volumes are 5 mL in an 8 mL bottle and 10 mL in a 10 mL bottle.
5 mL: NDC 0065-0627-07
10 mL: NDC 0065-0627-03
STORAGE: Store upright between 2°-25°C (36°-77°F).
DO NOT FREEZE.
SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING.
Alcon Laboratories, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas 76134 USA.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/7/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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