Active ingredients: Dexamethasone
Dropodex 0.1% w/v Eye Drops, solution.
Eye drops, solution.
Single-use eye drops which are sterile and preservative free.
A colourless solution when examined under suitable conditions of visibility, clear and free from particles.
Dexamethasone sodium phosphate Ph Eur equivalent to 0.1% w/v dexamethasone.
Each ml of solution contains 1 mg dexamethasone phosphate (as dexamethasone sodium phosphate).
Each individual single-dose unit contains 0.4 mg dexamethasone phosphate (as dexamethasone sodium phosphate) in 0.4 ml of solution.
For the full list of excipients, see section 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.
Disodium phosphate dodecahydrate (E339)
Dropodex 0.1% w/v Eye Drops are available in 0.4 ml transparent low density polyethylene single-dose units. Each pre-formable PET metal/PE transparent and PET metal/PE peelable sachet contains 5 single-dose units. 20 single-dose units are packed into one carton.
Rayner Pharmaceuticals Ltd, 10 Dominion Way, Worthing, West Sussex, BN14 8AQ, United Kingdom
Date of first authorisation: 30 January 2013
Date of latest renewal: 28 September 2017