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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Visudyne. Please consult your doctor.
Visudyne may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developin... View More
Visudyne is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Visudyne may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. It may cause visual disturbances such as abnormal vision, vision decrease, or ... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Visudyne in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Visudyne should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Visudyne may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Visudyne is used to treat eye conditions such as wet form of macular degeneration. Visudyne is administered under the supervision of healthcare profess... View More
Uses of Visudyne
- Wet age-related macular degeneration
Side effects of Visudyne
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
- Visual impairment
How to use Visudyne
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
- Visudyne is used for the treatment of eye diseases caused by diabetes, macular degeneration and macular swelling.
- It is administered directly into the eyeball by an eye specialist.
- It may cause temporary visual disturbances. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Visudyne affects you.
- Inform your doctor if you experience increased eye pain and redness, blurred or decreased vision, or increased sensitivity to light.
Neovascular age-related macular degeneration
After IV infusion, eyedrops are used to numb eye Approximately 15 min after infusion & no later than 5 min after eyedrop application, a special ophth... View More
Intravenous Photosensitiser in the photodynamic therapy of neovascular age-related macular degeneration Adult: 6 mg/m2 by infusion over 10 min, follow... View More
Mode of Action
Verteporfin, when activated by low-intensity nonheat-generating laser light at a wavelength corresponding to its absorption peak, generates highly react... View More
Moderate to severe hepatic disorders; biliary disorders. Pregnancy. Use the largest arm vein possible (e.g. antecubital) especially in elderly and avoid... View More
Visual disturbances; severe vision loss with or without subretinal or vitreous bleeding; inj site reactions; nausea; photosensitivity; asthenia; catarac... View More
Increased rate of verteporfin uptake by the vascular endothelium with calcium channel blockers, polymyxin B or radiation therapy. Increased photosensiti... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More