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Lifitegrast Ophthalmic Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 5%

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Eye Dryness/Redness

-Recommended dose: 1 drop into each eye 2 times a day

Comments:
-The single-use container may be used to instill 1 drop in both eyes, but should be discarded immediately after use.
-Contacts should be removed before administration, and may be reinserted after 15 minutes.

Use: Treatment of the signs/symptoms of dry eye disease

Usual Pediatric Dose for Eye Dryness/Redness

17 and older:
-Recommended dose: 1 drop into each eye 2 times a day

Comments:
-The single-use container may be used for both eyes, but should be discarded immediately after use.
-Contacts should be removed before administration, and may be reinserted after 15 minutes.

Use: Treatment of the signs/symptoms of dry eye disease

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 17 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Patients should open the vial immediately before administering the dose.
-During administration, patients should avoid touching tip of the single-use vial to the eye or any surface.
-After use, the vial should be discarded immediately. The remaining contents of the vial should not be saved.

Storage requirements:
-The manufacturer product information should be consulted.

Patient advice:
-Patients should be instructed to avoid touching the vial tip to the eye or other surfaces.
-Patients who wear contact lenses should remove contact lenses before administration; the lenses may be reinserted at least 15 minutes after administration.
-Patients should be advised to speak to a healthcare provider if they become pregnant, intend to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

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