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Nepafenac Ophthalmic - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team
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Information about Nepafenac Ophthalmic

Generic Name : Nepafenac Ophthalmic
Pronunciation : ne PA fan ak off THAL mik
Latest prescription information about Nepafenac Ophthalmic. 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, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y45.3 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents
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Trade Names/Brand Names of Nepafenac Ophthalmic

India : 

International : 

Nevanac
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Why is Nepafenac Ophthalmic 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.

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When should Nepafenac Ophthalmic not be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Nepafenac Ophthalmic?

Ophthalmic- Instill 1 or 2 drops into the affected eyes three times per day.

How should Nepafenac Ophthalmic 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 Nepafenac Ophthalmic?

• 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.

What are the side effects of Nepafenac Ophthalmic?

Decreased visual acuity, foreign body sensation, increased intraocular pressure, dry eyes, swelling, itching, tearing, and sticky sensation.

What are the other precautions for Nepafenac Ophthalmic?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Nepafenac Ophthalmic?

Store it at (2 - 25C).




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Bkrao, Japan

Whether i can use this since there are floaters and flashes for right eye

mohdahtesham, India

have been given nevanac for macular degeneration and RP problem

Coakleylincoln, India

Bravo! its very good you are posting. You have told lots of information here especially contact lenses for our eye problems. Thanks very much.

haritha.123, India

IS THERE NON-SURGICAL TREATMENT FOR CATARACT

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