Question: How long can you use dexamethasone eye drops?

Dexamethasone eye drops are only meant to be used for a short period of time. Do not use them for longer than one week unless your doctor advises you otherwise. This is because they can cause problems within your eye when used for longer than recommended.

Is Dexamethasone eye drops Safe?

Safety and efficacy have not been established. Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated pediatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of dexamethasone eye drops in children. Safety and efficacy have been established.

How many days eye drops can be taken?

Many labels for eye drops suggest placing one to two drops in each eye, up to four times a day. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, if you need to apply eye drops that frequently over a few days to treat redness, you should have your eyes examined by an ophthalmologist.

How often can I use steroid eye drops?

Adults and children—Use one drop in the eye up to every four hours.

What will happens if we use eye drops after 28 days?

After opening however, the preservative can only ensure the drops are safe for the eye for a period of 28 days. After this, using the drops can cause serious damage to the eye as bacteria may have been introduced. The ingredients themselves will also not be as effective and could be dangerous.

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