Generic Name and Formulations:
Trifluridine 1%; oph. soln; contains thimerosal.
Indications for VIROPTIC:
Primary keratoconjunctivitis and recurrent epithelial keratitis due to herpes simplex types 1 and 2.
Adults and Children:
<6yrs: not recommended. Do not exceed recommended dose. ≥6yrs: 1 drop every 2hrs while awake; max 9 drops/day. After reepithelialization, 1 drop every 4hrs for 7 days (at least 5 drops/day); max 21 days therapy. Reevaluate if no improvement in 7 days or incomplete reepithelialization in 14 days.
Glaucoma. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Transient ocular burning or stinging, keratopathy, edema, irritation, keratitis sicca, hyperemia, increased intraocular pressure.