Nevanac Dosage/Direction for Use



Novartis Healthcare


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Dosage/Direction for Use
Shake well before use. One drop of nepafenac (Nevanac) Sterile Ophthalmic Suspension should be applied to the affected eye(s) three times daily beginning 1 day prior to cataract surgery, continued on the day of the surgery and through the first 2 weeks of postoperative period. An additional drop should be administered 30-120 minutes prior to surgery. Treatment can be extended to the first 3 weeks (21 days) of the postoperative period, as directed by the clinician.
Nepafenac (Nevanac) Sterile Ophthalmic Suspension may be administered in conjunction with other topical ophthalmic medications such as beta-blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, alpha-agonists, cycloplegics, and mydiatrics.
FOR OCULAR USE ONLY. After cap is removed, if tamper evident snap collar is loose, remove before using the product. If more than one topical ophthalmic medicinal product is being use, the medicinal products must be administered at least 5 minutes apart. Eye ointments should be administered last.
If a dose is missed, a single drop should be applied as soon as possible before reverting to regular routine. Do not use a double dose to make up for the one missed.
To prevent contamination of the dropper tip and solutions, care must be taken not to touch the eyelids, surrounding areas or other surfaces with the dropper tip of the bottle. Instruct patients to keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.
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