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Unoprostone Ophthalmic Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 0.15%

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Intraocular Hypertension

One drop in the affected eye(s) twice a day

Comments:
-If this drug is used concomitantly with other topical ophthalmic drugs to lower intraocular pressure, they should be administered at least 5 minutes apart.

Use: Reduction of intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

Usual Adult Dose for Glaucoma (Open Angle)

One drop in the affected eye(s) twice a day

Comments:
-If this drug is used concomitantly with other topical ophthalmic drugs to lower intraocular pressure, they should be administered at least 5 minutes apart.

Use: Reduction of intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Storage requirements:
-This drug should be stored between 2 to 25 C (36 to 77 F).

Patient advice:
-Patients should be instructed to wipe off any excess solution from the skin to reduce the risk of darkening of the eyelid skin.
-In order to minimize systemic absorption, patients should be instructed to apply pressure to the tear duct immediately following administration of the drug.

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