The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns of several other cases of confusion between eye drop Durezol and wart remover Durasal, a possible mix-ups between the names of the two very different drugs. The FDA now alerts patient, pharmacists and health care professionals need to avoid this mix-up that can resulting in serious consequences.
Durezol is prescribed for patients with inflammation linked to eye surgery while Durasal is a wart remover that includes the warning “NOT FOR USE IN EYES” in its design.
However, the worth noted is that the FDA, as part of the drug approval process, should screen the names of these medications in an effort to ensure that they don’t sound too much like an existing medicine, never conduct the
In this case, however, Durasal was never required to undergo the FDA’s drug approval process; subsequently, its name was never vetted. To make matters worse, Durasal entered the market shortly after the FDA had already approved Durezol.
The FDA has not yet recieved any respond from Elorac, Inc. — the Vernon Hills, Ill.,-based distributor of Durasal in regard to removing the Durasal from the market.
Any way, till the issue is come to final conclusion, you should never make a regret mistake of put the wart remove in your eye.