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Mitosol® (mitomycin for solution) 0.2 mg/vial Kit for Ophthalmic Use is an antimetabolite indicated as an adjunct to ab externo glaucoma surgery.
Mitosol® is intended for topical application to the surgical site of glaucoma filtration surgery and must be reconstituted prior to application. Sponges provided within the Mitosol® kit should be fully saturated with the entire reconstituted contents in a manner prescribed in the Instructions For Use. The sponge(s) should be applied to the treatment area for two minutes. Reconstituted Mitosol® should be used within one hour of reconstitution.
US Patents #7,806,265, #8,186,511, #D685,962, #D685,963, #9,205,075, #9,539,241 and #9,649,428; other international patents issued and pending.
Mitosol® is contraindicated in patients that have demonstrated a hypersensitivity to mitomycin and in women who are or may become pregnant during therapy.
Cell Death. Mitomycin is cytotoxic. Use of mitomycin in concentrations higher than 0.2 mg/mL or use for longer than 2 minutes may lead to unintended corneal and/or sclera damage including thinning or perforation. Direct contact with the corneal endothelium will result in cell death. Hypotony. The use of mitomycin has been associated with an increased instance of post-operative hypotony. Cataract Development. Use in phakic patients has been correlated to a higher instance of lenticular change and cataract formation.
The most frequent adverse reactions to Mitosol® occur locally and include hypotony, hypotony maculopathy, blebitis, endophthalmitis, vascular reactions, corneal reactions, and cataract. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit MedWatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.