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Medications for Corneal Ulcer

What is Corneal Ulcer:  An infectious process of the cornea, resulting in clouding of the cornea, marked eye pain and decreased vision.

See: Herpes simplex keratitis.

Medications to treat Corneal Ulcer

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
prednisone C N Add review Rate

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

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ciprofloxacin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ciprofloxacin ophthalmic

Brand name:  Ciloxan

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

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Ciloxan C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ciprofloxacin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

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ofloxacin C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: ofloxacin ophthalmic

Brand name:  Ocuflox

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
diclofenac C N Add review Rate

Generic name: diclofenac ophthalmic

Brand name:  Voltaren Ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

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Voltaren Ophthalmic C N Add review Rate

Generic name: diclofenac ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

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Ocuflox C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ofloxacin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

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Iquix C N Add review Rate

Generic name: levofloxacin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

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levofloxacin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: levofloxacin ophthalmic

Brand names:  Iquix, Quixin

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

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Quixin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: levofloxacin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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