Muro 128  (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing  (Solution) 1 or 2 drops q3-4 hr
Dosing  (Ointment) 1/4" strip q3-4 hr
Chem Specs Sodium chloride solution (2%, 5%),  Sodium chloride ointment (5%)
Quantities 15, 30ml (solution )       3.5 gm, 7gm (ointment twin pack)
Cost 28.43 / 15ml generic
Class Topical hyperosmotic.
Action Creates osmotic gradient drawing water from the cornea.
Usage Temporary relief of corneal edema.
Contraindications Hypersensitivity of any component of the preparation.
Pediatric use Hypertonic sodium chloride has not been studied in children.
Pregnancy Hypertonic sodium chloride has not been studied in pregnant women.
Non prescription. 5% preparation usually preferred.
Not useful in treating morning stromal edema of Fuch's corneal dystrophy.1
1. Zander, Böhringer, et. al. Ophthalmology, online April 19, 2021.
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