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Maxidex (Dexamethasone Ophthalmic) - Endophthalmitis - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Endophthalmitis (2)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Maxidex (Dexamethasone Ophthalmic) where reactions include endophthalmitis. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

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 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)

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