Bfn 0.9 Mg Eye Drops 5 Ml
Bromfenac is used in the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery of the eye.
How does the drug work?
Bromfenac belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins, which are the chemical mediators involved in pain and inflammatory reactions. Thus, the medicine reduces inflammation and relieves pain.
What are the common side effect?
The common bromfenac side effects are dry or sticky feeling in the eyes, foreign body sensation in the eye, redness, itching or watering of the eyes, increased sensitivity to light, headache, nausea, vomiting, and stuffy nose.
• Individuals who have a past allergic reaction to BFN or other NSAIDs should not take this medicine.
• Do not use BFN eye drops while wearing contact lenses. As BFN drug may cause discoloration of the lenses.
• Do not place the dropper directly into the eye nor touch its tip. It can lead to contamination if replaced into the BFN eye drops container.
• If any other medicines are to be used along with BFN medicine, inform the doctor.
• BFN risks overweigh benefits of BFN eye drops during pregnancy. So it should be avoided during pregnancy.
1. How long can I use bromfenac medicine? Patients can use bromfenac drug for two weeks to relieve swelling after a cataract surgery. It is unsafe to use beyond this period.
2. What is the dose of bromfenac drug in adults? The normal bromfenac dosage in adults to reduce swelling associated with an eye operation is two drops in each of the infected eye or as prescribed by the doctor.
3. Can I wear my contact lenses after using bromfenac medication? You should not wear contact lenses while using bromfenac medicine for at least 15 minutes.
4. How should I store bromfenac eye drops? Store bromfenac eye drops at room temperature, with the lid tightly closed. Do not refrigerate.
5. How should I use bromfenac eye drops? Tilt your head back, pull down your eyelid, hold the dropper facing the eye and squeeze out a drop. Close your eye for about a minute to prevent draining of the liquid. Wait at least for 10 minutes if another drop needs to be instilled in the same eye.