All the Drug Class Drugs
Antineovascularisation Agents. Verteporfin 15 mg. VIAL (Pwdr. for sol. for infus.): 1.
Photodynamic ther. (PDT) is a two-step process: The 1st step is a 10-min. IV infus. of Verteporfin at a dose of 6 mg/m² body surface area, dilute. in 30 ml infus. sol. The 2nd step is the light active. of Verteporfin at 15 min. after the start of the infus. Pts. should be re-evaluated every 3 mnths. In the event of recur. CNV leakage, The ther. may be given up to 4 times/year. See lit.
Indicated for the tmt. of pts. with predominant. classic or occult subfoveal choroidal neovascularization due to age related macular degenerat., or with subfoveal choroidal neovascularizat. caused by other macular dis.
C/I: Hypersens. Pts. with porphyria. Pts. with severe hep. impair.