Apex Orbital Fracture Medication

Updated: May 20, 2016
  • Author: Bhupendra C K Patel, MD, FRCS; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Medication

Corticosteroids

Class Summary

High-dose corticosteroids have been advocated in acute optic neuropathy.

Methylprednisolone (Adlone, Medrol, Solu-Medrol, Depo-Medrol, Depopred)

Theorized beneficial effects arise from their anti-inflammatory effects, antioxidant effects, and neuroprotective effects.