Nevanac 0.1% Eye Drops

Nepafenac Eye prep
1mg/ml
ALCON LABORATORIES, INC.
Pack size 5ml Plastic Dropper Bottle
Dispensing mode POM
Source USA
AgentMODERN PHARMACEUTICAL CO.
Retail Price 62.50 AED

Indications

Nevanac 0.1% Eye Drops is used for: Occular pain and inflammation, Cystoid macular edema

Adult Dose

Ophthalmic Prevention & treatment of post-op pain & inflammation 0.1%: Instill 1 drop 3 times daily 1 day prior to cataract surgery and continued on the day of surgery and through the first 2 weeks of the post-operative period. 0.3%: 1 drop once daily beginning 1 day before cataract surgery, on day of surgery, and continue through the first 2 weeks postoperatively; an additional drop should be administered 30-120 minutes before surgery Prevention of post-operative macular oedema in diabetic patients 0.1%: Instill 1 drop 3 times daily 1 day before surgery and continued on the day of surgery and through the first 6 weeks of the post-operative period.

Child Dose

<10 years old: Safety and efficacy not established

Renal Dose

Administration

Contra Indications

Contraindicated in patients with previously demonstrated hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in the formulation or to other NSAIDs.

Precautions

Nepafenac should be used with caution in patients with known bleeding tendencies or who are receiving medications which may prolong bleeding time. Lactation: use caution

Pregnancy-Lactation

Interactions

Topical NSAIDs & corticosteroids. May increase the risk of haemorrhage w/ drugs that prolong bleeding time.

Adverse Effects

Side effects of Nepafenac Eye prep : 1-10% Capsular opacity, Decr visual acuity, Foreign body sensation, Increased IOP, Sticky sensation, Conjunctival edema, Corneal edema, Dry eye, Headache, HTN, Lid margin crusting, N/V, Ocular discomfort, Ocular hyperemia, Ocular pain, Ocular pruritus, Photophobia.Tearing, Vitreous detachment

Mechanism of Action

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory prodrug, converted to amfenac which putatively inhibits prostaglandin biosynthesis.

Note

Nevanac 0.1% 1mg/ml Eye Drops manufactured by ALCON LABORATORIES, INC.. Its generic name is Nepafenac Eye prep. Nevanac 0.1% is availble in United Arab Emirates. Farmaco UAE drug index information on Nevanac 0.1% Eye Drops is not intended for diagnosis, medical advice or treatment; neither intended to be a substitute for the exercise of professional judgment.

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