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Medications for Ophthalmic Surgery

About Ophthalmic Surgery:  Ophthalmic Surgery is any surgical procedure involving the eyes.

Drugs Used to Treat Ophthalmic Surgery

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
Vigamox Off Label C N 6 reviews
6.0

Generic name: moxifloxacin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

ofloxacin Off Label C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ofloxacin ophthalmic

Brand name:  Ocuflox

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage,

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

Off Label: Yes

Besivance Off Label C N Add review Rate

Generic name: besifloxacin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

moxifloxacin Off Label C N 6 reviews
6.0

Generic name: moxifloxacin ophthalmic

Brand name:  Vigamox

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage,

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

Off Label: Yes

ciprofloxacin Off Label C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ciprofloxacin ophthalmic

Brand name:  Ciloxan

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

Zymar Off Label C N 1 review
6.0

Generic name: gatifloxacin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

Ciloxan Off Label C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ciprofloxacin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

levofloxacin Off Label C N Add review Rate

Generic name: levofloxacin ophthalmic

Brand names:  Iquix, Quixin

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage,

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

Off Label: Yes

besifloxacin Off Label C N Add review Rate

Generic name: besifloxacin ophthalmic

Brand name:  Besivance

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage,

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

Off Label: Yes

Ocuflox Off Label C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ofloxacin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

lidocaine B N Add review Rate

Generic name: lidocaine ophthalmic

Brand name:  Akten

Drug class: ophthalmic anesthetics

For consumers: dosage,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

proparacaine C N Add review Rate

Generic name: proparacaine ophthalmic

Brand names:  Ocu-Caine, Parcaine, Alcaine, Ophthetic …show all

Drug class: ophthalmic anesthetics

For consumers:

For professionals: Prescribing Information

gatifloxacin Off Label C N 1 review
6.0

Generic name: gatifloxacin ophthalmic

Brand name:  Zymar

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage,

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

Akten B N Add review Rate

Generic name: lidocaine ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

ketorolac / phenylephrine C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ketorolac / phenylephrine ophthalmic

Brand name:  Omidria

Drug class: ophthalmic surgical agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

ophthalmic irrigation, intraocular N N Add review Rate

Generic name: ophthalmic irrigation, intraocular ophthalmic

Brand names:  Balanced Salt Solution, BSS, BSS Plus, Endosol Extra, Navstel …show all

Drug class: ophthalmic lubricants and irrigations

For consumers:

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Iquix Off Label C N Add review Rate

Generic name: levofloxacin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

Quixin Off Label C N Add review Rate

Generic name: levofloxacin ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

Omidria C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ketorolac / phenylephrine ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic surgical agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Balanced Salt Solution N N Add review Rate

Generic name: ophthalmic irrigation, intraocular ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic lubricants and irrigations

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

BSS N N Add review Rate

Generic name: ophthalmic irrigation, intraocular ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic lubricants and irrigations

For consumers: side effects

Ocu-Caine C N Add review Rate

Generic name: proparacaine ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anesthetics

For consumers: side effects

Parcaine C N Add review Rate

Generic name: proparacaine ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anesthetics

For consumers: side effects

Alcaine C N Add review Rate

Generic name: proparacaine ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

BSS Plus N N Add review Rate

Generic name: ophthalmic irrigation, intraocular ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic lubricants and irrigations

For consumers: side effects

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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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