Moxifloxacin punctum plug for sustained drug delivery.

@article{Chee2012MoxifloxacinPP,
  title={Moxifloxacin punctum plug for sustained drug delivery.},
  author={S P Chee},
  journal={Journal of ocular pharmacology and therapeutics : the official journal of the Association for Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={340-9}
}
PURPOSE To assess the safety and feasibility of a moxifloxacin-loaded punctum plug (MP) in 2 groups of cataract patients. METHODS Two prospective, single-arm, Phase I studies were conducted with 20 cataract patients (10 per study) at the Singapore National Eye Center. After cataract surgery, the MP was inserted into the punctum, and follow-up assessments were conducted at 1 h, 24 h, and on days 3, 7, 10, 20, and 30. Study endpoints included MP retention, ease of placement, and moxifloxacin… CONTINUE READING

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