How Could You Help Your DME Patients
Maintain Vision Longer?
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Important Safety Information
- Do not use ILUVIEN if you have or think you might have an infection in or around the eye.
- ILUVIEN should not be used if you have glaucoma.
- You should not use ILUVIEN if you are allergic to any ingredients of ILUVIEN.
- Injections into the vitreous in the eye are associated with a serious eye infection (endophthalmitis), eye inflammation, increased eye pressure, glaucoma, and retinal detachments. Your eye doctor should monitor you regularly after the injection.
- Use of corticosteroids including ILUVIEN may produce cataracts (ILUVIEN 82%; sham 50%), increased eye pressure (ILUVIEN 34%; sham 10%), glaucoma, and may increase secondary eye infections due to bacteria, fungi, or viruses. Let your doctor know if you have a history of herpes viral infections of the eye.
- If the posterior capsule of the lens of your eye is missing or torn the ILUVIEN implant may move to the front chamber of the eye.
- The most common side effects reported in patients with diabetic macular edema who were treated with ILUVIEN include cataracts (ILUVIEN 82%; sham 50%) and increased eye pressure (ILUVIEN 34%; sham 10%).