Xibrofen Eye Drops(Bromfenac)

Therapeutic Group: Ophthalmic

Presentation

Xibrofen® sterile eye drops: Each ml of contains Bromfenac Sodium INN equivalent to 0.9 mg Bromfenac.

Description

Bromfenac 0.09% is a sterile, topical, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for ophthalmic use. It works by blocking the effects of certain natural substances (prostaglandins) that cause pain and inflammation.

Indications

This medication is used to treat swelling (inflammation) and pain in the eye after a certain type of eye surgery (cataract surgery).

Dosage & Administration

One drop should be applied to the affected eye(s) once daily beginning 1 day prior to surgery,continued on the day of surgery and through 2 weeks after surgery.

Side Effects

Abnormal sensation in eye, conjunctival hyperemia, eye irritation (including burning/stinging), eye pain, eye pruritus, eye redness, headache and iritis.

Precautions

Bromfenac ophthalmic solution should be used with caution in patients with known bleeding tendencies or who are receiving other medications which may prolong bleeding time.
Patients with evidence of corneal epithelial breakdown should immediately discontinue use of topical NSAIDs and should be closely monitored for corneal health.

Use in Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy Category C. This drug should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.

Caution should be exercised when Bromfenac ophthalmic solution is administered to a nursing mother.

Drug Interaction

No information provided.

Over Dose

No information provided.

Storage

Keep out of the reach of children.
Store in a cool, dry place, away from heat and direct light.
Do not use more than 4 weeks after opening.

Commercial Pack

Xibrofen sterile eye drops: Each plastic dropper bottle contains 5 ml of sterile eye drops.