NEPAFLO Eye Drops 5ml

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INTRODUCTION

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS contains Nepafenac which belongs to the group of medicines called Ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents. It is used in adults to treat and prevent eye pain and eye inflammation following cataract surgery. It can also be used to prevent the risk of macular edema (swelling at the back of the eye) following cataract surgery in diabetic patients.

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is for ophthalmic use only. Use NEPAFLO EYE DROPS as instructed by the physician to achieve better results. Avoid wearing contact lenses after undergoing cataract surgery. Your doctor will advise you when you can use contact lenses again.

Before using NEPAFLO EYE DROPS inform your doctor if you have diabetes, arthritis or bleeding problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have any other eye problems apart from inflammation (such as eye infections, glaucoma etc.).

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless considered necessary by the physician. Women of child-bearing potential must use a suitable contraceptive method to avoid pregnancy while undergoing therapy with NEPAFLO EYE DROPS.

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS can be used in breastfeeding women if prescribed by the doctor. The most common side effects of using NEPAFLO EYE DROPS are visual disturbances, sensation of a foreign body in the eye and eye irritation. Contact your doctor if they trouble you.

USES OF NEPAFLO EYE DROPS

It is used in adults to:

  • Treat and prevent eye pain and inflammation following cataract surgery
  • Prevent the risk of macular oedema following cataract surgery in diabetic patients

HOW NEPAFLO EYE DROPS WORKS

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is an analgesic medication. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) in the eye that causes inflammation, pain and swelling. As a result, it provides relief from post-surgical eye pain, inflammation and swelling.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use NEPAFLO EYE DROPS as advised by your physician. It is for ophthalmic use only.

Wash your hands before application. Tilt your head slightly backwards and place the tip of the container close to your eyes. Gently pull your lower eyelid and instill few drops of the medicine as directed by your physician.

Close your eyes and gently press the inner corner of your eye for 2 minutes. Repeat the same for the other eye if required.

Do not touch the tip of the container with your eyes, eyelids or areas around your eyes or fingers, to avoid contamination.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and health condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF NEPAFLO EYE DROPS

COMMON

  • visual disturbances
  • sensation of foreign body in the eye
  • sticky sensation

UNCOMMON

  • eye discomfort
  • eyelid crusting or drooping

RARE

  • dry eye, eyelid swelling
  • itchy eye
  • eye discharge
  • increased tear production
  • dizziness, headache

Stop using NEPAFLO EYE DROPS and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • severe eye pain with redness (inflammation of iris)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Eye discomfort:

Wash your eyes with plain cold water. Place an ice pack on your eye to ease the irritation. Avoid straining your eyes by looking at mobile phones, laptops, or television. Wear protective eyeglasses while going outdoors. If irritation still persists, contact your doctor.

Visual Disturbances:

Close your eyes and relax. Do not strain your eyes by looking at mobile phones, laptops, or television. Avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or machines while your vision is blur. Consult your doctor if you experience problems in your vision for a prolonged period.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, inform your doctor before using NEPAFLO EYE DROPS if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby. Women of child-bearing potential must use a suitable contraceptive method to avoid pregnancy while undergoing therapy with NEPAFLO EYE DROPS.

BREASTFEEDING

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS can be used in breastfeeding women if prescribed by the doctor. Consult your doctor for advice.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you experience blurred vision after using NEPAFLO EYE DROPS. Wait, until your vision becomes clear.

ALLERGY

Do not use NEPAFLO EYE DROPS if you are allergic to nepafenac or to other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (such as ibuprofen, aspirin, piroxicam, ketoprofen, diclofenac).

LUNGS

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in patients who previously developed asthma while using any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Therefore, consult your doctor before application.

OTHERS

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is not recommended for use if you:

  • had previously experienced any skin allergy or intense inflammation in your nose following the use of any pain relieving medicines

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

  • bruise easily or have any bleeding problems
  • have an eye infection or any other eye disorders
  • have diabetes
  • have rheumatoid arthritis (inflammation of joints)
  • have had repeated eye surgery within a short period of time

Use in pediatrics:

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is generally not recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Therefore, consult your doctor before application.

Use in geriatrics:

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above). Therefore, consult your doctor before application.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

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

  • other eye drops for the treatment of glaucoma (Ex. timolol)
  • medicines used to reduce blood clotting (Ex. warfarin)
  • other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to reduce pain (Ex. aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, piroxicam, diclofenac)
  • topical steroids on the eye (Ex. hydrocortisone)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally used more NEPAFLO EYE DROPS, rinse your eye with warm water. If still irritation persists, consult your doctor.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Nepafenac
Pharmacological Category :   Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Therapeutic Indication :   Post-operative eye pain, inflammation and swelling            
Dosage Forms :   Eye drops, Ophthalmic suspension

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep NEPAFLO EYE DROPS out of reach of children
  • Store NEPAFLO EYE DROPS at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT NEPAFLO EYE DROPS

Is it safe to use NEPAFLO EYE DROPS in infants?

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is generally not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age). Consult your doctor before taking it.

Is NEPAFLO EYE DROPS NSAIDs?

Yes NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It reduces pain and inflammation in the eyes. It is used to reduce pain and swelling after cataract surgery.

Can NEPAFLO EYE DROPS be used in breastfeeding women?

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS should be used with caution in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. Consult your doctor before taking it.

What is the use of NEPAFLO EYE DROPS?

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is used to prevent and relieve eye pain and inflammation and to reduce the risk of macular edema (swelling in the back of the eye) following cataract surgery on the eye in diabetic patients.

Is NEPAFLO EYE DROPS causing blurred vision?

Yes. NEPAFLO EYE DROPS causes vision to be blurred for a time just after using it. Do not drive or use a machine until your vision is clear.

Can I use NEPAFLO EYE DROPS, if I have asthma?

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in patients with asthma. Consult your doctor before using.

How do NEPAFLO EYE DROPS work?

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling) in the eye.

Can the use of NEPAFLO EYE DROPS cause blurred vision?

Yes. NEPAFLO EYE DROPS may cause visual disturbances after application in some individuals, although not everybody gets the,. If your vision becomes blur, close your eyes for some time and rest. Do not strain your eyes by looking at mobile phones, laptops, or television. Avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or machines while your vision is blur. Consult your doctor if you experience blurred vision for a prolonged period.

Can I use other eye medicines while using NEPAFLO EYE DROPS?

Avoid concomittant use of any eye medicines while using NEPAFLO EYE DROPS without consulting your doctor.

How to use NEPAFLO EYE DROPS?

Use NEPAFLO EYE DROPS as advised by your physician. It is for ophthalmic use only. Instill few drops of the medicine into the affected eye(s). Close your eyes and press the corner of your eye with your finger for a minute. Repeat the same for the other eye if required.

What is the use of NEPAFLO EYE DROPS?

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is a prescription medicine used to treat and prevent eye pain and eye inflammation following cataract surgery. It can also be used to prevent the risk of macular edema (swelling at the back of the eye) following cataract surgery in diabetic patients.

How long does it take for [GBNKRYWORD] to work?

It may take around 10-15 minutes for NEPAFLO EYE DROPS to start showing its effects. However, this period may vary from person-to-person depending upon the dose that is administered.

What are the side effects of NEPAFLO EYE DROPS?

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is generally safe and well tolerated. It may cause visual disturbances, eye discomfort, sensation of a foreign body in the eye and eye irritation in some individuals. Contact your doctor if they trouble you.

Can I use NEPAFLO EYE DROPS while wearing contact lenses?

No. Avoid wearing contact lenses after cataract surgery. Your doctor will decide when you should wear contact lenses once again.

Can I stop using NEPAFLO EYE DROPS without consulting my doctor?

Do not stop using NEPAFLO EYE DROPS without consulting your doctor, as the symptoms may reappear once again. If you think that you are feeling better or if you wish to stop using NEPAFLO EYE DROPS, contact your doctor for advice.

Can I drive or ride a bike after using NEPAFLO EYE DROPS?

Do not drive if you experience blurred vision after using NEPAFLO EYE DROPS.

What if I miss a dose of NEPAFLO EYE DROPS?

If you missed a dose of NEPAFLO EYE DROPS, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for next dose, skip the missed dose and use the regular dose. Do not use a double dose of NEPAFLO EYE DROPS to compensate the missed dose.

How NEPAFLO EYE DROPS works?

NEPAFLO EYE DROPS is an analgesic medication. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) in the eye that causes inflammation, pain and swelling. As a result, it provides relief from post-surgical eye pain, inflammation and swelling.

REFERENCES

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