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Fluorescein (Funduscein) Summary

Description: A phthalic indicator dye that appears yellow-green in normal tear film and bright green in a more alkaline medium, such as the aqueous humor, and is used therapeutically as a diagnostic aid in corneal injuries and corneal trauma. It has been approved by FDA for use in externally applied drugs and cosmetics. (From Merck Index, 12th ed; American Medical Association Drug Evaluations; 1995, p2275)

Also Known As: Funduscein; Alcon Brand of Fluorescein Sodium; Allergan Brand of Fluorescein Sodium; C.I. 45350; Cahill May Roberts Brand of Fluorescein Sodium Show All >>

Networked: 5213 relevant articles (144 outcomes, 541 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Fluorescein is Relevant

  1. Macular Edema : 23 outcomes 24 studies in 317 results
  2. Choroidal Neovascularization : 11 outcomes 29 studies in 253 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 7 outcomes 35 studies in 379 results
  4. Inflammation : 7 outcomes 8 studies in 103 results
  5. Hemorrhage : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 140 results
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Drugs Related to Fluorescein

  1. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)
  2. isothiocyanic acid
  3. Rose Bengal
  4. Indocyanine Green (Cardio-Green)
  5. bevacizumab
  6. Fluorescein-5-isothiocyanate (FITC)
  7. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT)
  8. Dextrans (Dextran)
  9. verteporfin (Visudyne)
  10. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
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Therapies Related to Fluorescein

  1. Light Coagulation
  2. Lasers (Laser)
  3. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  5. Intravitreal Injections
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