Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids, Ophthalmic are used in the treatment of Scleritis in Emergency Medicine?

Updated: Feb 08, 2021
  • Author: Theodore J Gaeta, DO, MPH, FACEP; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Corticosteroids, Ophthalmic

Ocular corticosteroids, anti-inflammatory agents; bacterial and viral infections require concomitant antibacterial and antiviral coverage, respectively

Prednisolone ophthalmic (Econopred Plus, Inflamase Forte, Inflamase Mild)

Dosage for ophthalmic inflammatory conditions is 1-2 gtt of 1% solution BID-QID (may be more frequent during initial 24-48 hr).


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