Active Ingredient(s): Trifluridine
FDA Approved: * April 10, 1980
Pharm Company: * MONARCH PHARMS
Category: Vision / Eye Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Viroptic Overview

Trifluridine (also called trifluorothymidine; abbreviation TFT or FTD[1]) is an anti-herpesvirus antiviral drug, used primarily on the eye. It was sold under the trade name Viroptic by Glaxo Wellcome, now merged into GlaxoSmithKline. The brand is now owned by Monarch Pharmaceuticals, which is wholly owned by King Pharmaceuticals. Trifluridine was approved for medical use in 1980.[2] It is also a component of the anti-cancer drug trifluridine/tipiracil, which is...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Solution: 1%
  • Solution/drops: 1%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Viroptic: (1 result)

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  • 61570-037 Viroptic 1 g/100ml Ophthalmic Solution by Monarch Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Other drugs which contain Trifluridine or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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