FAQs ABOUT NAVIONCE EYE DROPS
Is NAVIONCE EYE DROPS a steroid?
No, NAVIONCE 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 NAVIONCE EYE DROPS on my own?
Do not stop using NAVIONCE 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 NAVIONCE EYE DROPS increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, NAVIONCE 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 NAVIONCE EYE DROPS work?
NAVIONCE 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 NAVIONCE EYE DROPS be used during pregnancy?
NAVIONCE 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.