Alcon (Maxidex) | About the Brand

ALCON CO. LTD (Maxidex)


This company is an American Swiss company that was founded as an independent company back in 1945, in Texas USA. It specializes in eye care products, and is now headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and is a result of multiple mergers. The original Alcon company is now a subsidiary, and is different from the much larger group that bears the same Alcon name, although the Us subsidiary’s headquarters still remain in Fort Worth. As of 2017 it employs over 20,000 people, and just in November of 2021, they acquired Ivantis and their patented glaucoma surgery stent technology.  

One of their many ophthalmic products Maxidex. It comes in suspension, drops, and ointment form and is used to treat certain eye conditions that are caused by inflammation or injury. It has the generic name Dexamethasone, and belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It works by relieving some of the symptoms like itching, redness, or swelling and it does it in a relatively quick manner. The medicine in suspension form is also used to treat a wide variety of allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, lupus, arthritis, and breathing disorders. 


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