Generic Name : Suprofen Pronunciation : SOO proe fin Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents ICD Code : Y45.9
International- Profenal. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for reducing pain and inflammation in the eyes. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Contraindicated in patients with herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis) and hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Ophthalmic- 2 drops in the conjunctival sac at 3, 2 and 1 hour(s) prior to surgery. 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 bleeding or blood-clotting disease, stomach ulcer, recently had surgery, who are taking other medications, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Side Effects :
Eye - Burning and stinging, eye irritation, pain, sensitivity to light, and punctate epithelial staining.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature.
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