FAQs ABOUT NEPASTAR
Is it safe to use NEPASTAR in infants?
NEPASTAR is generally not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age). Consult your doctor before taking it.
Is NEPASTAR NSAIDs?
Yes NEPASTAR 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 NEPASTAR be used in breastfeeding women?
NEPASTAR 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 NEPASTAR?
NEPASTAR 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 NEPASTAR causing blurred vision?
Yes. NEPASTAR 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 NEPASTAR, if I have asthma?
NEPASTAR is not recommended for use in patients with asthma. Consult your doctor before using.
How do NEPASTAR work?
NEPASTAR 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 NEPASTAR cause blurred vision?
Yes. NEPASTAR 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 NEPASTAR?
Avoid concomittant use of any eye medicines while using NEPASTAR without consulting your doctor.
How to use NEPASTAR?
Use NEPASTAR 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 NEPASTAR?
NEPASTAR 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 NEPASTAR 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 NEPASTAR?
NEPASTAR 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 NEPASTAR 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 NEPASTAR without consulting my doctor?
Do not stop using NEPASTAR 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 NEPASTAR, contact your doctor for advice.
Can I drive or ride a bike after using NEPASTAR?
Do not drive if you experience blurred vision after using NEPASTAR.
What if I miss a dose of NEPASTAR?
If you missed a dose of NEPASTAR, 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 NEPASTAR to compensate the missed dose.
How NEPASTAR works?
NEPASTAR 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.