Maxidex

Maxidex

A brand name for the steroid drug DEXAMETHASONE in the form of eyedrops.
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In group 1, patients received 0.1% dexamethasone (Maxidex sterile ophthalmic suspension, Alcon) starting at 6 times daily with decreasing doses for 6-8 months; in group 2, patients continued with decreasing doses for 3-4 months.
The patient had for the last 5 years been treated with Dexamethasone (1 mg/ml) eye drops (Maxidex, Alcon) on an on-offbasis because of a red right eye (RE).
There is only one case report describing the use of topical dexamethasone suspension (Maxidex) in pregnancy.
Routine medications, local corticosteroids (dexamethasone phosphate 0.1% (Maxidex, Alcon)) and antibiotics (levofloxacin 0.5% (Oftaquix, Santen Oy)), were applied at four time points (four eye drops of each drug per day) after corneal transplantation.
At 6 months after surgery, having used Maxidex (steroid) eye drops and ocular lubricants, the patient reported disappearance of the glare symptoms and he was reading comfortably in good light; he used ready readers in poor lighting or with very fine print, which he was happy to do.
* Flarex, Econopred and Maxidex, (anti-inflammatory products).
Dexamethasone ophthalmic drops (Maxidex, 0.1%; Alcon Laboratories Inc., Fort Worth, TX, USA) were started at 8 times a day for 5 days, then reduced to 6/day for 1 week, then reduced to 4/day for 1 week and tapered by 1 application/day each week until discontinuation.
Cerrahi sonrasi olgulara rutin olarak iki hafta sureyle gunde 4 kez moksifloksasin (Vigamox) ve cerrahi sonrasi 1 ay sureyle gunde 5 kez baslayip her hafta birer damla azalmak kosuluyla deksametazon (Maxidex) tedavisi uygulanmistir.
Islem sonrasinda olguya 10 gun sureyle topikal %0,3 tobramisin (Tobrex, Alcon) ve %0,1 deksametazon (Maxidex, Alcon) kullanmasi onerildi.
Post-operatif her vakaya o donemdeki standart uygulamamiz olan; Ofloksasin %0,3 5x1 (Exocin damla, Allergan, ABD), Deksametazon 4x1 (Maxidex 5mg damla, Alcon, ABD), Indometazin %0,1 4x1 (Indocolir damla, Chauvin, UK) damlalar ve ilk gun icin rutin olan Asetazolamid (Diazomid 250 mg tablet, Sanofi-Synthelabo, Turkiye) 2x1 tablet baslandi.
Ketorolak tromethamin %0,5 4x1 (Acular damla, Allergan, ABD), Sodyum klorui %5 5x1 (Adsorbonac damla, Alcon, ABD), Deksametazon 3x1 (Maxidex 5 mg damla, Alcon, ABD) ve antiglokomatoz tedavileri devam ediliyordu.
Olguya eczanede verilip kullanmakta oldugu %0,03 tobramisin (Tobrex, Alcon, USA) damlanin yani sira saat basi damlatilmak uzere %0,01 deksametazon (Maxidex, Alcon, USA) damla recete edildi ve ertesi gun olgunun gozundeki hipopyonun kayboldugu; hucre yogunlugunun 1+ seviyesine dustugu, fibrin membranin puipilla merkezinde 1 mm capa kuculdugu ve hipereminin belirgin derecede azalip hastadaki fotofobi yakinmasinin gectigi goruldu.