Generic Name : Nepafenac Ophthalmic Pronunciation : ne PA fan ak off THAL mik Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents ICD Code : Y45.3
International- Nevanac. Why it is prescribed (Indications) : This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for eye pain, redness, and swelling in patients who are recovering from cataract surgery. It reduces pain and inflammation in the eyes. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken : Ophthalmic- Instill 1 or 2 drops into the affected eyes three times per day. How it should be taken : It comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of eye defects, bleeding problems, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* If you are using contact lenses remove them before using this medication. Side Effects :
Decreased visual acuity, foreign body sensation, increased intraocular pressure, dry eyes, swelling, itching, tearing, and sticky sensation.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at (2 - 25°C).
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