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Precautions and Warnings With the Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant

Who Should Not Use the Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant?

You should not use this product if you:
 
  • Are allergic to it, Ozurdex, or any of the inactive components used to make this medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have an infection in the eye, such as a viral, fungal, tuberculosis, or herpes eye infection.
     
  • Have advanced (severe) glaucoma.
     

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which the dexamethasone intravitreal implant should not be used, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
 

Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant Information

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