Miscellaneous ocular agents:
Indications for: BYOOVIZ
Neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Macular edema following retinal vein occlusion (RVO). Myopic choroidal neovascularization (mCNV).
Give by intravitreal inj. AMD: 0.5mg once a month (approx. 28 days); or 3 monthly doses followed by less frequent dosing (less effective); or 0.5mg every 3 months after 4 monthly doses (less effective). Monitor regularly. RVO: 0.5mg once a month (approx. 28 days). mCNV: 0.5mg once a month (approx. 28 days) for up to 3 months; may retreat if needed.
Ocular or periocular infections.
Monitor intraocular pressure prior to and 30mins after inj. Monitor for perfusion of optic nerve head and for infection following the inj (endophthalmitis and retinal detachments possible). Pregnancy; may cause embryo-fetal toxicity. Nursing mothers.
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitor.
Conjunctival hemorrhage, eye pain, vitreous floaters, increased intraocular pressure, intraocular inflammation; rare: arterial thromboembolic events.
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