Verteporfin Dosage

Generic name: verteporfin
Brand name: Visudyne
Dosage form: intravenous powder for injection (15 mg)
Drug class: Miscellaneous antineoplastics

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ

Restricted Distribution in US

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Subfoveal choroidal neovascularization, predom. classic

[6 mg/m^2/dose IV q3mo]
Info: for neovascularization assoc. w/ age-related macular degeneration, pathologic myopia, or presumed ocular histoplasmosis; requires photoactivation after IV admin; see pkg insert for light tx instructions

Renal dosing

renal impairment: no adjustment
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]
moderate-severe impairment or biliary obstruction: caution advised

SRC: NLM .