Posted from: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 12:28 PM - Present

FDA Expands Indications for Ozurdex

September 26, 2014 – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the indication for Ozurdex (dexamethasone intravitreal implant) 0.7mg. Ozurdex, manufactured by Allergan, was originally approved for use only for Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) in adults who also have artificial lens implants or who are planning to have cataract surgery. The expanded indications now include macular edema following branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) and central vein occlusion (CRVO) and for the treatment of non-infectious uveitis (inflammation of the middle layer of the eye).

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