What is Dexamethasone ophthalmic?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Maxidex Dexafree

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Dexamethasone ophthalmic is a corticosteroid used for steroid responsive inflammatory conditions such as allergic conjunctivitis, iritis, or cyclitis; symptomatic treatment of corneal injury from chemical, radiation, or thermal burns, or penetration of foreign bodies.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Uveitis 2 1
Cataracts 1 0
Epilepsy 1 2
Episcleritis 1 0
Increased appetite 1 3
Iritis 1 0

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
2
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dexamethasone ophthalmic

Side effect Patients
Paralysis of body (left side) 1
Tiredness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Dexamethasone ophthalmic

Dosage Patients
12 drop(s) daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Dexamethasone ophthalmic

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Dexamethasone ophthalmic

Duration

Currently taking Dexamethasone ophthalmic

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped taking Dexamethasone ophthalmic

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 5
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Dexamethasone ophthalmic.