Unit 57

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Ophthalmic and Otic medications

List down and describe nursing considerations & adverse effects of eye medications

  • Mydriatics
  • Cycloplegic medications
  • Anti-infective eye medications
  • Anti-inflammatory eye medications
  • Topical eye anesthetics
  • Eye lubricants
  • Medications to treat glaucoma
  • β blocker eye medications
  • Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors
  • Ocusert system osmotic medications
  • Medications to treat macular degeneration

Ear medications

  • Medications that affect hearing
  • Anti-infective ear medications
  • Antihistamines and decongestants
  • Local anesthetics
  • Ceruminolytic medication

Irrigation of the Ear


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