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Were you looking for information about Mitomycin Ophthalmic? Mitomycin opthalmic is a common misspelling of mitomycin ophthalmic.
 
Mitomycin ophthalmic (Mitosol®) is a medication often prescribed during glaucoma surgery. It works by interfering with how DNA replicates, which can prevent new cell growth and scarring that would make the surgery unsuccessful.
 
Although most people tolerate it well, potential side effects include inflammation, infections, and low eye pressure. Mitomycin ophthalmic comes as a powder that is dissolved in sterile water and applied to the surgical site by your healthcare provider.
 
(Click Mitomycin Ophthalmic to learn more about when and how this medicine is used, as well as the warnings and precautions associated with it. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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