What’s the cost of your current postoperative medication regimen?
Physician and staff time diverted to reiterating postoperative medication protocols and responding to pharmacy callbacks can add up to hours over the course of a year. Expenses can add up on the patient’s side when they fill prescriptions for multiple medications at the pharmacy.
A Cost-Benefit Analysis
Calculate the practice level impact of prescribing 503B compounded pharmacy formulations like Klarity C-Drops versus branded dry eye medications.
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Walter Whitley, OD
Alrex (loteprednol etabonate ophthalmic suspension 0.2%) is an antiinflammatory corticosteroid indicated for the temporary relief if the signs and symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis.
Tobrex (tobramycin ophthalmic solution) 0.3% is a topical antibiotic indicated in the treatment of external infections of the eye and its adnexa caused by susceptible bacteria. Tobramycin is a water-soluble aminoglycoside antibiotic active against a wide variety of gram-negative...
Zymaxid (gatifloxacin ophthalmic solution) 0.5% is a topical fluoroquinolone anti-infective indicated for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis caused by susceptible strains of the following organisms: Haemophilus influenzae, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis,...
Durezol (difluprednate ophthalmic emulsion) 0.05% is a topical corticosteroid that is indicated for the treatment of inflammation and pain associated with ocular surgery.
Flarex (fluorometholone acetate ophthalmic suspension) 0.1% is a corticosteroid indicated for use in the treatment of steroid responsive inflammatory conditions of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva, cornea, and anterior segment of the eye.
Pred Forte (prednisolone acetate ophthalmic suspension, USP) 1% is indicated for the treatment of steroid-responsive inflammation of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva, cornea, and anterior segment of the globe.
Pred Mild (prednisolone acetate ophthalmic suspension, USP) 0.12% is an anti-inflammatory agent indicated for the treatment of mild to moderate noninfectious allergic and inflammatory disorders of the lid, conjunctiva, cornea, and sclera (including chemical and thermal...
Restasis (cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion) 0.05% is a calcineurin inhibitor immunosuppressant indicated to increase tear production in patients whose tear production is presumed to be suppressed due to ocular inflammation associated with keratoconjunctivitis sicca. The...
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