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Dexamethasone Opthalmic Solution For Dogs and Cats

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Dexamethasone Ophthalmic Solution is a good option to help your pet when he/she suffers from eye inflammation due to a number of conditions. <br><br><b>Dexamethasone Ophthalmic is:</b>a corticosteroid solution that is used topically in the eyes. It helps to treat inflammation due to conditions such as conjunctivitis and some types of keratitis.<br><br><b>What are the benefits?</b><ul>1.Resolves/reduces eye inflammation;2.Easy to give treatment;3.Helps reduce eye redness and burning. <br><br><b>What outcomes can be expected? </b><br><br> Your pet should start feeling better and symptoms of eye redness, swelling, and inflammation should resolve. <br><br><b>Who is it for: </b>cats and dogs.<br><br><b>How is it given? </b><br><br>1. Follow your veterinarian’s prescribed directions.<br><br>2. Clean eyes using sterile eyewash prior to each treatment. <br><br>3. Shake well before use. Place one hand under and around your pet's chin and lift upward. You want your pet’s eyes are looking up at the ceiling. Squeeze the correct amount of drops into the corner of the affected eye(s) taking care not to touch the dropper to the eye(s). <br><br>4. Wash your hands well before and after applying medication. Stagger other eye medication applications by at least 5 minutes if your pet needs more the one eye medication. <br><br>5. Contact your veterinarian if you are unsure of how to give this medication properly. <br><br><b>How does it work? </b>Dexamethasone is a synthetic corticosteroid that stops the body from producing chemicals that cause allergic and inflammatory reactions. <br><br><b> Dexamethasone Ophthalmic is available as: </b>a liquid solution that is given directly in the eye(s).<br><br><b>Generic Name:</b>Dexamethasone ophthalmic solution (Common Drug Name)<br><br><b>Common Brand Name:</b>Decadron <br><br>

<b>Dose and Administration:</b>Apply the prescribed quantity of drops to the affected eye(s). If you forget a dose, give it as soon as you remember but do not give two doses at once. Give this medication only to the pet it has been prescribed for. <br><br><b>Uses:</b> Dexamethasone Ophthalmic Solution is used in the treat of multiple inflammatory conditions of the eye(s). <br><br><b>Storage:</b>Store at room temperature out of reach from children and pets. <br><br><b>Possible Side Effects: </b>This medication is usually given with no problem bus side effect such as burning, stinging, itching, redness, blurred vision, or sensitivity to light have been reported. Other more rare side effects include glaucoma, cataracts, and perforation of the cornea. Infection can also occur if this medication is used long-term <br><br>Other side effects are possible if this medication is accidentally ingested. <br><br>Contact your veterinarian without delay if your pet appears ill in any way is while he/she is being given this medication. <br><br><b>Precautions:</b>Do not use in animals who are allergic to this medication or similar medications. <br><br>Do not give this medication to animals with fungal or viral infections of the eye before healing has started and do not give to animals with eye ulcers.  A veterinarian should give each animal an ophthalmic exam before this medication is started. Your veterinarian will determine when re-checks are necessary, <br><br>Use should be avoided in pregnant and lactating females unless your veterinarian tells you otherwise. <br><br>Use this medication cautiously in animals with diabetes mellitus, Cushing's disease (hyperadrenocorticism), or glaucoma. <br><br><b>Drug and Food Interactions: </b>Discuss other eye medications, oral medications, or supplements your pet is taking since some interactions have been reported. <br><br><b>A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Dexamethasone Ophthalmic Solution.</b>

SKU: RX56

Ingredients

Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate,Sodium Citrate, Sodium Borate, Creatine, Polysorbate 80, Edetate Disodium Dihydrate, Purified Water. Hydrochloric Acid may be added to adjust pH. Preservatives Added: Sodium Bisulfate 0.1%, Phenylethyl Alcohol 0.25%, and Benzalkonium Chloride 0.02

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