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Ophthalmic irrigant

Contributor(s): Sheryl Krohne

Introduction

Name

  • Ophthalmic irrigant.

Class of drug

  • Isotonic solution.

Uses

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Indications

  • Extraocular:
  • Flush nasolacrimal system.
  • General ophthalmic irrigation.
  • Activate and flush fluorescein stain for corneal ulceration diagnosis.
  • Intraocular:
  • Ophthalmic surgical procedures.

Administration

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based on Tennant B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.3rd edn.: Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Plumb D (1999)Veterinary Drug Handbook3rd edn.: Iowa State University Press.
  • Regnier A & Ward D (1999)Veterinary Ophthalmology3rd edn.: Kirk Gelatt.

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