FDA approves Qlosi for treatment of presbyopia in adults
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Qlosi (pilocarpine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution; Orasis Pharmaceuticals) 0.4% for the treatment of presbyopia in adults. QLOSI is expected to be commercially available in the U.S. in the first half of 2024.
Qlosi is a prescription eye drop that can be used daily, or as needed, up to twice per day. QLOSI demonstrated efficacy 20 minutes after administration and can last up to 8 hours, as measured on day 15, to improve near vision without impacting distance or night vision. QLOSI is a preservative-free formulation of pilocarpine, an established eye care therapeutic, designed to achieve an optimal balance between efficacy, safety, and comfort.
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