Ozurdex Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved June 17th, 2009)
  • Brand name: Ozurdex
  • Generic name: dexamethasone
  • Company: Allergan, Inc.
  • Treatment for: Macular Edema, Uveitis

Ozurdex (dexamethasone intravitreal implant) is a sustained-release, corticosteroid implant for the treatment of macular edema following branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) or central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) and for the treatment of non-infectious uveitis affecting the posterior segment of the eye.

FDA Approval History for Ozurdex

DateArticle
Sep 25, 2010Approval Allergan Receives FDA Approval for Ozurdex as Treatment Option for Non-Infectious Uveitis Affecting the Posterior Segment of the Eye
Jun 18, 2009Approval Allergan Receives FDA Approval for Ozurdex Biodegradable, Injectable Steroid Implant with Extended Drug Release for Retinal Disease

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