July 20, 2017 | POSTED BY | Anterior Segment, Articles, Clinical Optometry, Clinical Pearls, Study Resources
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Have you ever been in clinic and suddenly lost the simplest of knowledge, like what the cap colors of certain drugs represent? Well fear no more! We have created a very simplified chart of some of the most commonly prescribed drugs and their cap colors. So the next time your patient comes in telling you they have a blue cap at home, you can make an educated guess about what medication your patient might be taking.

cap colours - drugs

This is just a preview of what is to come. Up next is a guide for ophthalmic pharmacology providing you with the most common drugs, their uses, dosing, mechanisms of action, and systemic and ocular adverse reactions! Stay tuned!

Source: https://www.aao.org/about/policies/color-codes-topical-ocular-medications