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Dexamethasone / Neomycin Ophthalmic Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 0.5 mg-3.5 mg/g; 0.1%-0.35%

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.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.