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General Information on Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution

Generic Name : Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution

Pronunciation : BROME-fen-ak

Latest prescription information about Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Non-steroidal Drug

Trade Names/Brand Names of Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution

International- Bromday, and Xibrom.

Why is Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for eye pain and swelling.  It blocks prostaglandin synthesis by inhibiting the action of cyclooxygenase 1 and 2.

When should Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution?

Ophthalmic- Instill one or two drops into the affected eyes, as directed by your physician.

How should Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution be taken?

It comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, diabetes, bleeding problems, or rheumatoid arthritis, severe allergic reaction, who are taking other medications, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution?

   Eye : Eye irritation (including burning/stinging), eye pain, eye itching, eye redness, headache and inflammation of iris.

What are the other precautions for Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution?

Store it at controlled room temperature (15- 25C).

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