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Dexamethasone / Neomycin Ophthalmic Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Uveitis

Steroid-responsive inflammatory ocular conditions with superficial bacterial infection or risk of infection:
Initial dose: Instill 1 or 2 drops into the conjunctival sac every hour during the day and every 2 hours at night.
Maintenance dose: Instill 1 drop into the conjunctival sac every 4 hours or 3 to 4 times daily.

Usual Adult Dose for Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Steroid-responsive inflammatory ocular conditions with superficial bacterial infection or risk of infection:
Initial dose: Instill 1 or 2 drops into the conjunctival sac every hour during the day and every 2 hours at night.
Maintenance dose: Instill 1 drop into the conjunctival sac every 4 hours or 3 to 4 times daily.

Usual Adult Dose for Keratitis

Steroid-responsive inflammatory ocular conditions with superficial bacterial infection or risk of infection:
Initial dose: Instill 1 or 2 drops into the conjunctival sac every hour during the day and every 2 hours at night.
Maintenance dose: Instill 1 drop into the conjunctival sac every 4 hours or 3 to 4 times daily.

Usual Adult Dose for Keratoconjunctivitis

Steroid-responsive inflammatory ocular conditions with superficial bacterial infection or risk of infection:
Initial dose: Instill 1 or 2 drops into the conjunctival sac every hour during the day and every 2 hours at night.
Maintenance dose: Instill 1 drop into the conjunctival sac every 4 hours or 3 to 4 times daily.

Usual Adult Dose for Blepharitis

Steroid-responsive inflammatory ocular conditions with superficial bacterial infection or risk of infection:
Initial dose: Instill 1 or 2 drops into the conjunctival sac every hour during the day and every 2 hours at night.
Maintenance dose: Instill 1 drop into the conjunctival sac every 4 hours or 3 to 4 times daily.

Precautions

Not more than 20 mL solution should be prescribed without reevaluating the patient.

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