Medical

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Author:
eagleeye
ID:
69408
Filename:
Medical
Updated:
2011-02-27 22:25:25
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Cap Color
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Topical Drops
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  1. Color Coding Caps
    TAN
    indicates anti-infectives or antimicrobials
  2. Color Coding Caps
    PINK
    indicates anti-inflammatories or steroids
  3. Color Coding Caps
    GRAY
    indicates non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  4. Color Coding Caps
    RED
    indicates mydriatics and cycloplegics
  5. Color Coding Caps
    GREEN
    indicates miotics, which stimulate iris sphincter contraction to cause miosis (pupillary constriction)
  6. Color Coding Caps
    YELLOW and BLUE
    • indicate beta-blockers
    • traditionally used to treat glaucoma
    • These agents reduce intraocular pressure (IOP) by decreasing the volume of aqueous humor produced by the body
    • Under the present system, blue indicates a lower dosage than yellow
  7. Color Coding Caps
    PURPLE and ORANGE
    • Adrenergic Agonists (purple)
    • Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors (orange)
  8. Color Coding Caps
    TURQUOISE
    indicates Prostaglandin Analogues

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