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Verkazia is the first and only topical immunomodulator approved for the treatment of vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC), for pediatric and adult use.1

In a pivotal trial, VERKAZIA delivered

Reduction in itching and keratitis scores as early as month 11
Additional reductions in photophobia, mucous discharge, and tearing observed over 4 months in the pivotal trial2
Established 12-month safety profile with low rates of mild-to-moderate adverse events1,3

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Verkazia® (cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion) 0.1% is a calcineurin inhibitor immunosuppressant indicated for the treatment of vernal keratoconjunctivitis in children and adults.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

Potential for eye injury and contamination: To avoid the potential for eye injury and contamination, advise patient not to touch the vial tip to the eye or other surfaces.

ADVERSE REACTIONS

The most common adverse reactions reported in greater than 5% of patients were eye pain (12%) and eye pruritus (8%), which were usually transitory and occurred during instillation.

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NDA-214965. Approved on June 23, 2021.

REFERENCES:1. Verkazia [package insert]. Emeryville, CA: Santen Inc.; 2021. 2. Leonardi A, Doan S, Amrane M, et al; for VEKTIS Study Group. A randomized, controlled trial of cyclosporine A cationic emulsion in pediatric vernal keratoconjunctivitis: the VEKTIS study. Ophthalmology. 2019;126(5):671-681. doi:10.1016/j.ophtha.2018.12.027. 3. Bremond-Gignac D, Doan S, Amrane M, et al; for VEKTIS Study Group. Twelve-month results of cyclosporine A cationic emulsion in a randomized study in patients with pediatric vernal keratoconjunctivitis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2020;212:116-126. doi:10.1016/j.ajo.2019.11.020.

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