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Generic: nepafenac ophthalmic
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The eye drops are used to treat pain and swelling after eye surgery
               



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What may interact with this medicine?

  • medicines that treat or prevent blood clots like warfarin
  • other eye drops, such as corticosteroids

Do not use any other eye products without asking your doctor or health care professional.

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse. Do not use these eye drops for longer than prescribed by your doctor or health care professional.

Unless your doctor or health care professional tells you it is okay, you should avoid wearing contact lenses while you are using this medicine.

This medicine can make your eyes more sensitive to sunlight. It might help to wear sunglasses while using this medicine.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • bleeding in the eye
  • changes in vision
  • sores in the eye or eye irritation that gets worse

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • burning or stinging after putting the drops in your eye
  • dry, red, or itchy eyes
  • sensitivity to light
  • tearing or the feeling of something in the eye

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store between 2 and 25 degrees C (36 and 77 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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