Ophthalmic dosage forms Notes pdf

Ophthalmic dosage
forms

Ophthalmic dosage forms are preparations designed for application to the
eye:

1. The treatment of diseases

2.  Symptomatic relief of symptoms

3. As an aid to surgical procedures

TYPES OF OPHTHALMIC PRODUCT:

Ophthalmic Products may be categorized into a number of groups:

1.    
Liquid preparations such as eye drops and eye lotion

2.    
Semi solid preparations such as eye ointments,
creams and gels 

3.    
Solid preparations such as ocular inserts 

4.    
Parenteral products for subconjuctival or intra
ocular injection.

5.    
Liquid products for irrigation of the eye during
surgical procedures.



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