A formulation approved both for use in the eye/ear is classified in S03, while formulations only licensed for use in the eye or the ear are classified in S01 and S02, respectively.
Small amounts of antiseptics in eye preparations do not influence the classification, e.g. benzalconium.
See also S03 - Ophthalmological and otological preparations.
S01E ANTIGLAUCOMA PREPARATIONS AND MIOTICS
This group comprises preparations for local and systemic treatment of glaucoma.
Drugs used for producing miosis are classified in this group, even if the main indication is not glaucoma.
Combinations with beta blocking agents are classified in S01ED.
Last updated: 2013-12-19