MEGABROM Eye Drops 5ml
What is Bromfenac Ophthalmic used for?
Bromfenac Ophthalmic ( eye drops ) are used for the treatment of post-operative pain and inflammation.
Bromfenac eye drops may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does Bromfenac work?
Bromfenac belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. The drug acts by blocking certain chemicals that cause pain and inflammation. Thus, it helps in reducing pain and inflammation.
How to use Bromfenac?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use Bromfenac eye drops as prescribed by your doctor.
- Instil one or two eye drops into the conjunctival sac of the eye and close your eyes for at least 10 minutes. Do not allow the container tip to touch the eye or surrounding tissue.
If you miss a dose of Bromfenac, please use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not use a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
What are the drugs that interact with Bromfenac?
Drugs that interact with Bromfenac include the following:
- Fluocinolone ophthalmic
- Fluocinolone ophthalmic
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of Bromfenac?
The following are the most common side effects of Bromfenac:
- Blurred vision
- Red eyes
- Sore eyes
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Foreign body sensation in eye
- Ocular hypertension
- Severe cough
- Swelling of face
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while using Bromfenac?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Bromfenac or similar drugs.
- Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.
- Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
- If you have to use more than one drug, leave a gap of 5 to 10 minutes before you instil other eye drops.
- Keep the medication out of reach of children.
You are advised not to use Bromfenac if
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
What should you tell your doctor before using Bromfenac?
- Tell your doctor if you have any history of diabetes, asthma and rheumatoid arthritis.
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
Frequently Asked Questions about Bromfenac
- How should Bromfenac be stored?
- Is it common to experience light sensitivity while using Bromfenac?
- Is it safe to alter the dose of the Bromfenac?
It should be stored at room temperature (15-25°c) away from light, heat and moisture.
No. Light sensitivity is the side effect of Bromfenac. Consult your doctor if you experience sensitivity to light.
No. it is unsafe to alter the dose of the Bromfenac. Consult the doctor before altering the dose.
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