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EDTA Ophth

Chelating agent, Anti-ulcer, Topical ophthalmic, Eye drop, Anticollagenase

Brand Names

Sodium EDTA

Drug Information

Pharmacology

Chelating agent

Contraindications

General
  • Useful in halting melting through inhibition of metalloproteinases but is not felt to be useful for melting caused by infectious agents.

Adverse Effects

General
  • Topical irritation may occur

Comments

Useful in halting melting through inhibition of metalloproteinases but is not felt to be useful for melting caused by infectious agents.
Must be administered several times a day to be effective.
No available forms – must be compounded by an appropriately trained pharmacist.

Available Forms

Human
  • No available forms – must be compounded by an appropriately trained pharmacist.
Veterinary – General
  • None

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