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Maxidex (Dexamethasone Ophthalmic) - Side Effects and Adverse Reactions

 
 



ADVERSE REACTIONS

Glaucoma with optic nerve damage, visual acuity and field defects; cataract formation; secondary ocular infection following suppression of host response; and perforation of the globe may occur.



REPORTS OF SUSPECTED MAXIDEX SIDE EFFECTS / ADVERSE REACTIONS

Below is a sample of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Maxidex. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Possible Maxidex side effects / adverse reactions in 94 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Norway on 2012-01-17

Patient: 94 year old female

Reactions: Endophthalmitis, Post Procedural Complication

Suspect drug(s):
Phenylephrine EYE Drops (Phenylephrine) (None)
    Dosage: topical
    Indication: Preoperative Care

Maxidex
    Dosage: 0.1% 5xday, topical
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Preoperative Care

Betadine
    Dosage: for 2 min before surgery, ophthalmic
    Indication: Preoperative Care

Cefuroxime
    Dosage: 1 mg, intraocular
    Indication: Antibiotic Prophylaxis

Chloramphenicol
    Dosage: 0.5% 5x/day, topical
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Antibiotic Prophylaxis

Cyclopentolate EYE Drops (Cyclopentolate)
    Dosage: topical
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Preoperative Care



Possible Maxidex side effects / adverse reactions in 92 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Norway on 2012-01-17

Patient: 92 year old female

Reactions: Endophthalmitis, Staphylococcus Test Positive

Suspect drug(s):
Cyclopentolate HCL
    Dosage: topical
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Preoperative Care

Betadine
    Dosage: for 2 min before surgery, ophthalmic
    Indication: Preoperative Care

Maxidex
    Dosage: 0.1% 5x/day, tid,topical
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Preoperative Care

Phenylephrine HCL
    Dosage: topical
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Preoperative Care

Cefuroxime
    Dosage: 1 mg, intraocular
    Indication: Antibiotic Prophylaxis

Other drugs received by patient: Chloramphenicol 0.5% EYE Drops (Chloramphenicol)



Possible Maxidex side effects / adverse reactions in 7 year old female

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2012-03-06

Patient: 7 year old female

Reactions: Antinuclear Antibody Positive, Pneumonia, Mouth Ulceration, Cataract Subcapsular, Keratitis, Ocular Hypertension

Suspect drug(s):
Maxidex
    Dosage: every night ophthalmic
    Indication: Ulcerative Keratitis

Prednisolone Acetate
    Dosage: every 2 hours ophthalmic), (taper during the course of 4 months ophthalmic)
    Indication: Ulcerative Keratitis

Atropine
    Dosage: twice daily ophthalmic
    Indication: Ulcerative Keratitis

Other drugs received by patient: Methotrexate; Prednisone; Folic Acid; Gatifloxacin



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Drug label data at the top of this Page last updated: 2011-08-05

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