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A 36-year-old man with a red eye
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2008
Volume 14, Number 9
April 13, 2008
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Drew Chronister, M.D. | University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Institute
Evan Waxman, M.D. | University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Institute
Table 1 shows several labs that were ordered prior to treatment initiation. The patient was placed on oral and topical steroids (prednisone 80 mg and prednisolone acetate 1% 8x/day), oral cyclosporine 125 mg 2x/day, and topical homatropine. In addition, he was placed on oral famotidine 20 mg for gastrointestinal prophylaxis and doxycycline 100 mg 2x/day to cover any possible infection until the labs returned. The patient was initially followed daily in the outpatient setting.