Maxidex Eye drops, suspension (2010)
Active ingredients: Dexamethasone
Product Name and Form
MAXIDEX 0.1% w/v, eye drops, suspension.
Eye drops, suspension.
Qualitative and Quantitative Composition
Dexamethasone 0.1% w/v
For excipients, see 6.1.
Dexamethasone is a synthetic glucocorticoid; it combines high anti-inflammatory effects with low mineralocorticoid activity. It has an approximately 7 times greater anti-inflammatory potency than prednisolone, another commonly prescribed corticosteroid. At high doses it reduces the immune response.
Pack sizes and Marketing
Drop-Tainer – 5ml and 10ml Natural Low Density Polyethylene Bottles and Plugs.
Polystyrene or Polypropylene cap.
Alcon Laboratories (UK) Ltd.
28/09/1990 / 17/09/2003