Before using dexamethasone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you
are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This
product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic
reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your
medical history, especially of: eye infections, recent eye surgery,
cataracts, glaucoma (open-angle type), severe nearsightedness
After you apply this drug, your vision may become temporarily
blurred. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that
requires clear vision until you are sure you can perform such
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the
products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription
drugs, and herbal products).
If you develop a new eye infection or injury, or require eye
surgery, ask your doctor if you should continue to use your current
tube of dexamethasone eye ointment or start a new tube.
During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly
needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
It is not known if the medication in this product passes into
breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
The effects of some drugs can change if you take other drugs or
herbal products at the same time. This can increase your risk for
serious side effects or may cause your medications not to work
correctly. These drug interactions are possible, but do not always
occur. Your doctor or pharmacist can often prevent or manage
interactions by changing how you use your medications or by close
To help your doctor and pharmacist give you the best care, be sure
to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use
(including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal
products) before starting treatment with this product. While using
this product, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any other
medicines you are using without your doctor's approval.
Keep a list of all the products you use. Share the list with your
doctor and pharmacist to reduce your risk for serious medication
This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. If someone has overdosed
and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing,
call 911. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. US
residents can call their local poison control center at
1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison
Do not share this medication with others.
This medication has been prescribed for your current condition
only. Do not use it later for another eye condition unless told to
do so by your doctor. A different medication may be necessary in
Laboratory and/or medical tests (such as eye exams, measurement of
the pressure inside the eyes) may be performed periodically to
monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your
doctor for more details.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near
the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your
usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Store at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees
C). Do not store in the bathroom. Keep the tube tightly closed when
not in use. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain
unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it
is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local
waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard
[Usage and Dosage]
Eye drops: 3 ~ 4 times a day, shake well before use.
Long term use of drugs can cause glaucoma, cataracts, induced
Herpes simplex or ulcerative keratitis.
[Matters needing attention]
Ocular bacterial or viral infection should be combined with
antibiotics. Careful use of glaucoma, long-term use should be
regularly checked for intraocular pressure and fungal infection,
early symptoms of viral infection.
|Pregnant and lactating women||Avoid long-term and frequent use.|
|Child medication||Avoid long-term and frequent use.|
Large doses may cause eyelid swelling.
[Pharmacology and Toxicology]
This product is adrenal cortical hormone drugs. It has many
pharmacological effects, such as anti inflammation, anti allergy
and immune suppression:
|1||anti inflammatory effects: Glucocorticoids reduce and prevent
tissue response to inflammation, thereby reducing inflammation.|
|2||anti allergy and immune suppression: to prevent or inhibit the
cell-mediated immune response, delayed allergic reactions, and
reduce the spread of primary immune responses.|
Store in a cool & dry place.
Keep fromt the light.
Keep out of the reach of the children.