FAQs ABOUT CENTAGESIC
What is CENTAGESIC and why is it given?
CENTAGESIC contains Ketorolac which belongs to the group of medicines called Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS). It is used to reduce eye pain, inflammation, burning or stinging sensation that occurs after corneal refractive surgery.
How to use CENTAGESIC?
Use CENTAGESIC as advised by your doctor. It is for ophthalmic use only. Shake the bottle before use. Tilt your head slightly backwards and gently pull the lower eyelid to form a small pocket, hold the bottle upside down above the eye and dispense drops with gentle pressure into the affected eye, then close your eyes for 30 seconds. Do not touch dropper tip to your eye surface to prevent eye damage and to avoid contamination.
Does CENTAGESIC cause eye irritation?
Yes, it may cause itching, irritation and burning sensation of eyes in some patients. Close your eyes and relax for some time. Place an ice pack over the closed eyes for few minutes. Avoid watching mobile phone, laptop or any other light sources which might irritate your eyes. If the symptom persists or worsens, consult your doctor.
Can I stop using CENTAGESIC on my own if the symptom subsides?
No, do not abruptly stop using CENTAGESIC without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this medicine, as long as your doctor tells you to do so, to obtain better results. Ask for your doctor’s advice if you wish to discontinue using CENTAGESIC.
Do I need to follow any safety measures while using CENTAGESIC?
Do not let the tip of the dropper to touch the eye or anything else to avoid injury or contamination. Replace the cap after use. Avoid using CENTAGESIC while wearing contact lens. If you use contact lenses, you should remove your contact lenses before using CENTAGESIC. You can put them back after 15 minutes of using CENTAGESIC.
Can CENTAGESIC affect my ability to drive?
CENTAGESIC may cause temporary blurring of vision. Do not drive or use machines if you feel blurring of vision after using CENTAGESIC. You can resume with your activities after your vision becomes normal again.