Eyecare Business April

APR 2017

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For additional safety information, see accompanying Brief Summary of Safety Information and Full Prescribing Information on Xiidra-ECP.com. Marks designated ® and ™ are owned by Shire or an affi liated company. ©2017 Shire US Inc. Lexington, MA 02421 S28784 01/17 Indication Xiidra ¨ (lifi tegrast ophthalmic solution) 5% is indicated for the treatment of signs and symptoms of dry eye disease (DED). Important Safety Information In clinical trials, the most common adverse reactions reported in 5-25% of patients were instillation site irritation, dysgeusia and reduced visual acuity. Other adverse reactions reported in 1% to 5% of the patients were blurred vision, conjunctival hyperemia, eye irritation, headache, increased lacrimation, eye discharge, eye discomfort, eye pruritus and sinusitis. To avoid the potential for eye injury or contamination of the solution, patients should not touch the tip of the single-use container to their eye or to any surface. Contact lenses should be removed prior to the administration of Xiidra and may be reinserted 15 minutes following administration. Safety and effi cacy in pediatric patients below the age of 17 years have not been established. MAKE XIIDRA YOUR FIIRST CHOICE When artifi cial tears aren't enough, consider prescribing Xiidra for symptomatic Dry Eye patients. Proven to treat the signs of inferior corneal staining in 12 weeks and symptoms of eye dryness in 12, 6, and as little as 2. Xiidra helped provide symptom relief from eye dryness in some patients at week 2—and a measurable reduction in signs of inferior corneal staining in just 12 weeks. Consider Xiidra to help your Dry Eye patients fi nd the relief they've been waiting for. Check it out at Xiidra-ECP.com Four randomized, double-masked, 12-week trials evaluated the effi cacy and safety of Xiidra versus vehicle as assessed by improvement in the signs (measured by Inferior Corneal Staining Score) and symptoms (measured by Eye Dryness Score) of Dry Eye Disease (N=2133).

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