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Maxidex (Dexamethasone Ophthalmic) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Maxidex (Dexamethasone Ophthalmic) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (14)
Disability (1)

Reports by Reaction Type

Intraocular Pressure Increased (5)Corneal Thickening (3)Transplant Failure (2)Post Procedural Complication (2)Visual Acuity Reduced (2)Transplant Rejection (2)Corneal Opacity (2)Endophthalmitis (2)Corneal Decompensation (2)Lens Extraction (1)Sensation of Foreign Body (1)Photophobia (1)

Possible Maxidex side effects in 73 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United Kingdom on 2012-07-27

Patient: 73 year old female, weighing 67.0 kg (147.4 pounds)

Reactions: Off Label Use, Impaired Healing, Visual Impairment, Quality of Life Decreased, Ocular Discomfort, Eye Pain

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Maxidex

Other drugs received by patient: Valsartan; Ibuprofen; Codeine Phosphate; Ezetimibe; Rosuvastatin; Levothyroxine Sodium; Adcal; Carmellose Sodium



Possible Maxidex side effects in 76 year old female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-07-02

Patient: 76 year old female

Reactions: Transplant Failure, Corneal Decompensation, Intraocular Pressure Increased, Corneal Thickening, Transplant Rejection

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Iopidine
    Dosage: 0.5 %, 3x/day

Chloramphenicol Sodium Succinate
    Dosage: four times daily

Maxidex
    Dosage: 0.1 %, 4x/day

Other drugs received by patient: Diamox; Alphagan; Bimatoprost and Timolol Maleate; Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate; Lotemax; Timolol Maleate



Possible Maxidex side effects in 62 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Russian Federation on 2012-06-29

Patient: 62 year old female

Reactions: Sensation of Foreign Body, Eye Irritation, Corneal Erosion, Visual Acuity Reduced, Corneal Opacity, Herpes Virus Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Maxidex

Other drugs received by patient: Diclo-F: Ophthalmic / Diclofenac



Possible Maxidex side effects in 76 year old female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-06-14

Patient: 76 year old female

Reactions: Transplant Failure, Corneal Decompensation, Intraocular Pressure Increased, Corneal Thickening, Transplant Rejection, Corneal Oedema

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Maxidex
    Dosage: (qds ophthalmic)

Iopidine
    Dosage: (tds ophthalmic)

Chloramphenicol
    Dosage: (qds)

Other drugs received by patient: Diamox; Timolol Maleate; Bimatoprost and Timolol Maleate; Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate; Lotemax; Alphagan



Possible Maxidex side effects in 60 year old male

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-06-14

Patient: 60 year old male

Reactions: Intraocular Pressure Increased, Post Procedural Complication, Flat Anterior Chamber of Eye, Headache, Lens Extraction, Angle Closure Glaucoma

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Isopto Carpine
    Dosage: (twice daily ophthalmic)

Maxidex
    Dosage: (qid ophthalmic)

Isopto Carpine
    Dosage: (qid ophthalmic)

Pilocarpine
    Dosage: (ophthalmic)



Possible Maxidex side effects in 73 year old male

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-06-13

Patient: 73 year old male

Reactions: Disease Recurrence, Lenticular Opacities, Intraocular Pressure Increased, Hyphaema, Visual Acuity Reduced

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Maxidex



Possible Maxidex side effects in 81 year old female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-06-13

Patient: 81 year old female

Reactions: Intraocular Pressure Increased, Drug Hypersensitivity, Condition Aggravated, Uveitis, Corneal Deposits, Photophobia, Vision Blurred, Corneal Thickening, Conjunctival Scar, Iritis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Travatan
    Dosage: ophthalmic

Maxidex
    Dosage: (6 times daily ophthalmic), (qds for one week ophthalmic)

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Xalatan; Cosopt; Statin; Lumigan; Alphagan; Lotemax; Ramipril; Doxazosin Mesylate



Possible Maxidex side effects in 28 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-04-30

Patient: 28 year old female

Reactions: Tunnel Vision, Glaucoma, Corneal Infiltrates, Blindness Unilateral, Corneal Opacity, Optic Neuritis, Migraine With Aura

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone
    Dosage: ophthalmic
    Indication: Postoperative Care

Maxidex
    Dosage: ophthalmic
    Indication: Postoperative Care



Possible Maxidex side effects in female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from Australia on 2012-03-15

Patient: female

Reactions: Blood Pressure Increased, Atrial Fibrillation

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Maxidex

Other drugs received by patient: Digoxin



Possible Maxidex side effects 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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
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



Possible Maxidex side effects in

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-02-24

Patient:

Reactions: Neuropathy Peripheral

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metformin HCL

Trazodone HCL

Lisinopril

Pravastatin Sodium

Alprazolam

Cymbalta

Maxidex



Possible Maxidex side effects 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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
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 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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
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 in female

Reported by a physician from Denmark on 2011-10-20

Patient: female

Reactions: Cushing's Syndrome

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2010-12-08

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2010-12-10

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2010-12-14

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-01-21

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-02-21

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-03-14

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-03-23

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-04-17

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-01-28

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-02-14

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2010-12-30

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-02-07

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-04-06

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2010-12-27

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-01-24

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-04-22

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-02-01

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-03-04

Maxidex
    Dosage: see image
    Indication: Postoperative Care
    Start date: 2011-03-09

Other drugs received by patient: Betoptic S; Trusopt; Xalatan; Diamox SRC

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