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Visudyne

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Visudyne




Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Overdose of drug and/or light in the treated eye may result in non-perfusion of normal retinal vessels with the possibility of severe decrease in vision that could be permanent. An overdose of drug will also result in the prolongation of the period during which the patient remains photosensitive to bright light. In such cases, it is recommended to extend the photosensitivity precautions for a time proportional to the overdose.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

VISUDYNE (verteporfin for injection) is contraindicated for patients with porphyria or a known hypersensitivity to any component of this preparation [see ADVERSE REACTIONS].

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/21/2016

Overdosage
Contraindications

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