Miscellaneous ocular agents:

Indications for: ILUVIEN

Diabetic macular edema (DME) in patients who have been previously treated with a course of corticosteroids without a significant rise in intraocular pressure.

Adult Dosage:

Give by intravitreal inj. See full labeling for administration.

Children Dosage:

Not established.

ILUVIEN Contraindications:

Ocular or periocular infections. Glaucoma.

ILUVIEN Warnings/Precautions:

Monitor for increased IOP and endophthalmitis; may include check for perfusion of the optic nerve head immediately, tonometry within 30 mins, and biomicroscopy between 2–7 days post injection. Risk of secondary ocular infections (eg, bacterial, fungal, viral). History of ocular herpes simplex: not recommended. Risk of implant migration if absent or torn posterior capsule of the lens. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

ILUVIEN Classification:

Steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Cataract development, increased IOP; injection-related effects (eg, endophthalmitis, eye inflammation, retinal detachments), others.

How Supplied:

Single-use applicator—1 (w. needle)