What Do Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) Eye Drops Do?
LDN eye drops. It's great to see that this Q and A session is literally accessing a variety of medical disciplines throughout the entire world and that's just fantastic. Low Dose Naltrexone helps to reduce inflammation in the eye. It is sometimes used with thyroid eye disease, as well as, other inflammatory diseases of the sclera, which is you know the white outer area.
In some situations when we're dealing with Sjogren's there's some incredibly dry eye going on and LDN can sometimes help with that, not necessarily always to lubricate but to decrease any other issues going on.
We usually see the dosing of LDN eye drops is very low. Usually a 0.1 percent is plenty and it's only used in the affected eye once or twice a day. You do need to use a compounding pharmacy that is very well versed in compounding LDN eye drops and they have to have a sterile lab and there's some changes going on in the United States with the regulation of sterile labs, as well as, non-sterile compounding pharmacies. Make sure that the compounding pharmacy is up to date and that they understand what's in front of them so they can make sure that everything is tested appropriately and that they are dispensing a very high quality product.