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Lodoxamide Ophthalmic Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 0.1%

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitis

Instill 1 or 2 drop in affected eye(s) 4 times a day
Duration of therapy: Up to 3 months

Comments:
-The effect of therapy depends upon administration at regular intervals.

Use: For the treatment of symptoms of vernal keratoconjunctivitis, vernal conjunctivitis, and vernal keratitis.

Usual Adult Dose for Keratitis

Instill 1 or 2 drop in affected eye(s) 4 times a day
Duration of therapy: Up to 3 months

Comments:
-The effect of therapy depends upon administration at regular intervals.

Use: For the treatment of symptoms of vernal keratoconjunctivitis, vernal conjunctivitis, and vernal keratitis.

Usual Adult Dose for Keratoconjunctivitis

Instill 1 or 2 drop in affected eye(s) 4 times a day
Duration of therapy: Up to 3 months

Comments:
-The effect of therapy depends upon administration at regular intervals.

Use: For the treatment of symptoms of vernal keratoconjunctivitis, vernal conjunctivitis, and vernal keratitis.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitis

Age: 2 years and older:

Instill 1 or 2 drop in affected eye(s) 4 times a day
Duration of therapy: Up to 3 months

Comments:
-The effect of therapy depends upon administration at regular intervals.

Use: For the treatment of symptoms of vernal keratoconjunctivitis, vernal conjunctivitis, and vernal keratitis.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Keratitis

Age: 2 years and older:

Instill 1 or 2 drop in affected eye(s) 4 times a day
Duration of therapy: Up to 3 months

Comments:
-The effect of therapy depends upon administration at regular intervals.

Use: For the treatment of symptoms of vernal keratoconjunctivitis, vernal conjunctivitis, and vernal keratitis.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Keratoconjunctivitis

Age: 2 years and older:

Instill 1 or 2 drop in affected eye(s) 4 times a day
Duration of therapy: Up to 3 months

Comments:
-The effect of therapy depends upon administration at regular intervals.

Use: For the treatment of symptoms of vernal keratoconjunctivitis, vernal conjunctivitis, and vernal keratitis.

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 2 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-For ophthalmic use only; not for injection
-Soft contact lenses should be removed during treatment due to preservative (benzalkonium chloride).

General:
-Administer at regular intervals for optimal benefit.
-Drops should generally be continued for the duration of the allergy season during which allergic eye symptoms occur.
-Instillation of eye drops may cause initial discomfort but generally decline with ongoing treatment.

Patient advice:
-Patients should be instructed not to touch bottle tip to eyes, hands, or any other surface in order to prevent contamination of the bottle.
-Patients should be instructed to administer eye drops at regular intervals for optimal benefit.
-Patients should be instructed to remove soft contact lens during treatment.

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