BROMFLAM Eye Drops 5ml

Eye conditions Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

BROMFLAM EYE DROPS contains Bromfenac which belongs to the group of medicines called Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used in adults for the treatment of postoperative inflammation and reduction of postoperative eye pain in patients who have undergone cataract surgery.

Cataract can be defined as a condition in which the lens of the eye becomes progressively opaque or cloudy. Symptoms include blurred vision, sensitivity to light/glare, poor night vision, seeing halo around lights and double vision.

BROMFLAM EYE DROPS should be used with caution in patients having bleeding problems (Ex. haemophilia), rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, eye problems (Ex. dry eye syndrome, corneal problems, repeated eye surgery in a short time). Do not wear contact lenses while using the medicine.

BROMFLAM EYE DROPS should not be used during the last three months of pregnancy and your doctor may advice you to use this medicine only if needed. It can be used in breast-feeding women.

BROMFLAM EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in children and adolescents. There is no evidence of safety for BROMFLAM EYE DROPS in elderly patients above 65 years of age. Consult your doctor before using it.

The most common side effects of using BROMFLAM EYE DROPS are increased sensitivity of eyes to light, eye pain and blurred vision. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects worsen.

USES OF BROMFLAM EYE DROPS

  • Treats postoperative inflammation and reduction of postoperative eye pain in patients who have undergone cataract surgery

HOW BROMFLAM EYE DROPS WORKS

BROMFLAM EYE DROPS effectively blocks synthesis of certain substances involved in causing inflammation (prostaglandin). Hence reducing the pain and inflammation after the patient has undergone cataract surgery.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use BROMFLAM EYE DROPS as advised by your physician. While using BROMFLAM EYE DROPS, tilt your head back and pull down your lower eyelid. Make sure you wash your hands and do not touch any surface while using it. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF BROMFLAM EYE DROPS

COMMON

  • foreign body sensation in the eye
  • eye pain
  • eye discomfort in bright light (photophobia)
  • blurred vision

UNCOMMON

  • discomfort in the eye (redness, inflammation, eye discharge, itching or irritation)
  • damage and inflammation of the surface of the eye
  • swelling or bleeding of the eyelid
  • moving spots before the eyes which can indicate damage of back of eye (retina)
  • swelling of the face
  • cough
  • nose bleeding or runny nose

RARE

  • asthma

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Eye pain:

Rest your eyes by closing or sleeping. Avoid bright lights, reading, watching the television and working on the computer. Keep eyes closed and gently massage your eyes for few seconds to relieve the muscles.  

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

BROMFLAM EYE DROPS should not be used during the last three months of pregnancy. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine during pregnancy only if considered clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before using it.  

BREASTFEEDING

BROMFLAM EYE DROPS can be used in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or use machines if you experience blurred vision after using BROMFLAM EYE DROPS.

ALLERGY

Do not use BROMFLAM EYE DROPS if you are allergic to Bromfenac or any other ingredients of this medicine.

LUNGS

BROMFLAM EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in patients who have experienced asthma due to other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen or diclofenac. Consult your doctor before using it.

OTHERS

BROMFLAM EYE DROPS is not recommended for use if you:

  • wear contact lenses
  • had experienced skin allergy or intense inflammation in your nose when using other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen or diclofenac

Before using BROMFLAM EYE DROPS, inform your doctor if you:

  • have bleeding problems (Ex.haemophilia)
  • have eye problems (Ex. dry eye syndrome, corneal problems)
  • have diabetes
  • have rheumatoid arthritis
  • had repeated eye surgery within a short time span

Use in paediatrics:

BROMFLAM EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age). Consult your child’s doctor for advice.  

 Use in geriatrics:

There is no evidence of safety for BROMFLAM EYE DROPS in patients above 65 years of age. Consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before using BROMFLAM EYE DROPS, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • anti-coagulants (Ex. warfarin, clopidogrel, acetylsalicylic acid) (used to prevent or treat blood clots)
  • topical steroids (Ex. cortisone) (used to treat various skin conditions)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally uses or swallows too much of BROMFLAM EYE DROPS rinse your eye with warm water or drink a glass of warm water if you swallow. Do not put in any more drops until it is time for your next regular dose. Consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Bromfenac
Pharmacological Category :   Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Therapeutic Indication :   Postoperative inflammation and eye pain after cataract sugery        
Dosage Forms :   Eye drops, Ophthalmic Solution

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep BROMFLAM EYE DROPS out of reach of children
  • Do not store above 25°C

FAQs ABOUT BROMFLAM EYE DROPS

Is BROMFLAM EYE DROPS a steroid?

No, BROMFLAM EYE DROPS is not a steroid, it is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat postoperative inflammation and reduction of postoperative eye pain in patients who have undergone cataract surgery.    

What happens if I stop using BROMFLAM EYE DROPS on my own?

Do not stop using BROMFLAM EYE DROPS unless recommended by the doctor. In rare cases there might be a flare-up of the inflammatory response (retina swelling) on withdrawal. Always, follow the advice of the doctor to achieve better results.

Does BROMFLAM EYE DROPS increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, BROMFLAM EYE DROPS can make it difficult for the body to form blood clots, increasing the risk of bleeding. The risk is higher in people who have bleeding disorders like haemophilia. Inform your doctor about your medical history before using it.

How does BROMFLAM EYE DROPS work?

BROMFLAM EYE DROPS effectively blocks synthesis of certain substances involved in causing inflammation (prostaglandin). Hence reducing the pain and inflammation after the patient has undergone cataract surgery.  

Can BROMFLAM EYE DROPS be used during pregnancy?

BROMFLAM EYE DROPS should not be used during the last three months of pregnancy. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine during pregnancy only if considered clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before using it. 

REFERENCES

1. Jeffrey K. Aronson. Bromfenac sodium. Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs. Sixteenth edition. 2016. Page –1053.

2. Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova-IRCCS. Bromfenac to Reduce Inflammation in Patients With Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome After Cataract Surgery (REPEX). NIH U.S. National Library of Medicine ClinicalTrials.gov. [Revised in October 2014][Accessed on 28th April 2022] https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT0213716

3. Bausch & Lomb Incorporated. Efficacy of Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution in Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery. NIH U.S. National Library of Medicine ClinicalTrials.gov. [Revised in May 2014] [Accessed on 28th April 2022] https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01367249

4. Dr. Gerhard Mann. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in February 2022] [Accessed on 28th April 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.4626.pdf

5. Prolensa- bromfenac sodium solution/ drops. DailyMed; National Library of Medicine; National Institute of Health. [Revised in April 2020] [Accessed on 28th April 2022] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/lookup.cfm?setid=4e072537-f73c-4a96-a65f-e2805ce112d8

6. Bromfenac. NIH National Library of Medicine. MedlinePlus. [Revised in September 2017] [Accessed on 28th April 2022] https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a611018.html

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Retinal exam
  • Slit-lamp exam
  • Visual acuity test
  • Tonometry

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