Retisert

Drug List

Retisert

Drug Name

Retisert (Fluocinolone Acetonide)

Manufactured By

Bausch & Lomb, Inc.

Drug Savings

Nationwide Prescription Connection (NPC) is an experienced advocacy service that helps connect patients to manufacturer provided free and discount programs. We can help the uninsured, under insured, those in the Medicare gap also known as the "doughnut hole", or even those needing help with expensive co-pays.  Our web site makes it easy for you to enter the medications you are taking, along with some basic patient information, and then finds the program that is right for you.

Nationwide Prescription Connection (NPC) is an experienced advocacy service that helps connect patients to manufacturer provided free and discount programs. We can help the uninsured, under insured, those in the Medicare gap also known as the "doughnut hole", or even those needing help with expensive co-pays.  Our web site makes it easy for you to enter the medications you are taking, along with some basic patient information, and then finds the program that is right for you.

Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

Retisert (fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant) is a corticosteroid used to treat inflammation within the eye that may be caused by a variety of diseases or infections. The Retisert implant slowly releases the drug into the eye over a period of approximately 30 months. Retisert will not treat an eye infection. Common side effects of Retisert include:

How To Use

RETISERT (fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant) 0.59 mg is implanted into the posterior segment of the affected eye through a pars plana incision.

Side Effects

Common side effect include: swelling of the eyelids, mild eye irriation, dry or watery eyes, itching, mild skin rash, feeling somethin is in your eye, headache, dizziness, runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, fever, cough, nausea, vomiting, back pain or joint and muscle pain Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: sudden vision loss, eye pain or redness, bleedin, oozing or crusting of your eyes, cloudiness in pupils or iris of your eyes, seeing flashes of light, halos around lights, or floaters in your vision or tunnel vision, problems with peripheral vision Less serious side effects may include: swelling of eyelids, mild eye irritation, dry or watery eyes, itching, mild skin rash, the feeling of something in your eye, itching, mild skin rash, headache, dizziness, runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, fever cough

Drug Interactions

No Known

In Case of Overdose

In Case of Missed Dose

Storage

Storage: Store in the original container at 15° - 25°C (59° - 77°F). Protect from freezing.