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Eye Health / Ophthalmology Drugs

Prescription drugs and medicines for eye conditions and eye diseases. Studies in this area include: cataracts, eye infections, glaucoma, macular degeneration, near-sighted corrective surgery, and others.

The list of FDA approved drugs for ophthalmology appears below. Click any link to view the full drug information.


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Number Of Eye Health / Ophthalmology Drugs: 45

Acular (ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution) 0.5%
Treatment for post-surgical inflammation following cataract extraction
Acular (ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution) 0.5%
Treatment for postoperative inflammation in patients who have undergone cataract extraction
Acuvail (ketorolac tromethamine)
For the treatment of pain and inflammation following cataract surgery.
AK-Con-A (naphazoline ophthalmic)
Over-the-counter combination vasoconstrictor/antihistamine product for opthalmic use
Akten (lidocaine hydrochloride)
For anesthesia during ophthalmologic procedures
Alamast
pemirolast potassium ophthalmic solution
Alphagan (brimonidine)
Treatment for open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension
Alrex
Treatment for seasonal allergic conjunctivitis
Astepro (azelastine hydrochloride nasal spray)
For the treatment of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis
AzaSite (azithromycin)
For the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis
Bepreve (bepotastine besilate ophthalmic solution)
For the treatment of itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis
Besivance (besifloxacin ophthalmic suspension)
For the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis
Betaxon
For lowering IOP in patients with chronic open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension
BSS Sterile Irrigating Solution
Treatment during ocular surgical procedures
Cosopt
Treatment for glaucoma or ocular hypertension
Cystaran (cysteamine hydrochloride)
For the treatment of corneal cystine crystal accumulation due to cystinosis
Durezol (difluprednate)
For the treatment of inflammation and pain associated with ocular surgery
Eylea (aflibercept)
For the treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration
Hetlioz (tasimelteon)
For the treatment of non-24-hour sleep-wake disorder in the totally blind
Jetrea (ocriplasmin)
For the treatment of symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion
Lotemax
Treatment for post-operative eye inflammation
Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium) Injection
Treatment for deep vein thrombosis
Lucentis (ranibizumab injection)
For the treatment of diabetic macular edema
Lucentis (ranibizumab)
For the treatment of neovascular (wet) age related macular degeneration
Lumigan (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution)
For the reduction of intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension
Lupron Depot (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension)
Treatment for advanced prostate cancer
Macugen (pegaptanib)
For the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration.
Ocuflox (ofloxacin opthalmic solution) 0.3%
Treatment for corneal ulcers
OcuHist
Over-the-counter antihistamine eye drop
Ozurdex (dexamethasone)
For the treatment of macular edema following branch retinal vein occlusion or central retinal vein occlusion
Quixin (levofloxacin)
For treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis
Rescula (unoprostone isopropyl ophthalmic solution) 0.15%
For the treatment of open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension
Restasis (cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion)
For the treatment of low tear production.
Salagen Tablets
Treatment for Sjogren's Syndrome
Travatan (travoprost ophthalmic solution)
For the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension
Valcyte (valganciclovir HCl)
For the treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis in patients with AIDS
Viroptic
Treatment for inflammation of the cornea in children due to herpes simplex virus
Vistide (cidofovir)
Treatment for cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis
Visudyne (verteporfin for injection)
For the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD)
Vitrasert Implant
Drug delivery system for the treatment of cytomegalovirus
Vitravene Injection
Treatment for CMV in AIDS patients
ZADITOR
Treatment for the prevention of itching of the eye
Zioptan (tafluprost ophthalmic solution)
For the treatment of elevated intraocular pressure
Zirgan (ganciclovir ophthalmic gel)
For the treatment of acute herpetic keratitis
Zymaxid (gatifloxacin ophthalmic solution)
For the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis


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FDA Approved Eye Health / Ophthalmology Drugs Listings:

The rules of principle for evaluating MediLexicon's FDA eye health / ophthalmology drugs listings adhere to the FDA definitions of a new drug approval or a new molecular entity, and the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development.

MediLexicon's FDA Approved Drugs Listings include:

New Molecular Entities (NME): these NME's are described as a medication containing an active substance that have never previously approved in the US for marketing in any manner, shape or form (as defined by the FDA). In addition to this, there is also the inclusion of some FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) approved recombinant proteins and biologics.

MediLexicon's FDA Approved Drugs Listings do NOT include:

Over-the-counter products, diagnostic agents, generics, most vaccines, medical devices, biologic compounds (not approved by CDER), as well as new indications and new administrations of previously-approved compounds and new dosages.

The eye health / ophthalmology drugs information used in this section is licensed from Thomson CenterWatch. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.









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