Nepacure 0.1% Eye Drops
Nepacure 0.1 % Description
Nepacure 0.1% eye drops are suspension (liquid) painkillers that relieve eye discomfort. It can reduce the pain and swelling that comes from cataract surgery. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
drug (NSAID). The mode of action of Nepacure 0.1% eye drops is by preventing the release of specific molecular messengers that produce pain and inflammation (irritation or redness and swelling) in the eye. Directions for use of Nepacure 0.1% eye drops should be strictly followed. Clean hands should be used to administer Nepacure 0.1% eye drops. Use only the amount prescribed by the physician and wait around five minutes between administrations. If you wear contact lenses, pull them out before applying Nepacure 0.1% eye drops and keep them aside for 15 minutes before wearing them again. Do not touch the point of the bottle or dropper. It could result in infection. Side effects of Nepacure 0.1% eye drops include reduced eyesight, increased eye or intraocular pressure, foreign body feeling in the eyes, and watery eyes. However, these are mostly temporary and disappear with time. However, it is important to consult a specialist in case of persisting or worsening symptoms. Always speak with your doctor about all other medications you take before starting treatment with Nepacure 0.1% eye drops. If you see any other medical illnesses or abnormalities, you must speak to your GP. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should seek medical advice before taking this eye drop.
|Treatment of eye pain, Swelling, Redness, Recovery from cataract surgery
|Foreign body sensation in eyes, Increased intraocular or eye pressure, Watery eyes, Sensitivity to light, Blurred or decreased vision, Eye discharge, Crusting
Uses of Nepacure 0.1 %
- As per CDSCO, Nepacure 0.1% eye drops are used to treat eye pain, swelling, redness, and recovery from cataract surgery.
Contraindications of Nepacure 0.1 %
- Do not take Nepacure 0.1% eye drops, or use caution:
- If you are allergic to any active ingredient present in Nepacure 0.1% eye drops
- If you have hypersensitivity
- If you have a history of NSAID- or aspirin-induced asthma
- If you have allergic symptoms, including itching or swelling (particularly in the tongue/face/throat), severe dizziness, skin rash, and breathing difficulty
Side effects of Nepacure 0.1 %
- Side effects of Nepacure 0.1% eye drops include:
- Foreign body sensation in eyes
- Increased intraocular or eye pressure
- Watery eyes
- Sensitivity to light
- Blurred or decreased vision
- Eye discharge or crusting
Precautions and Warnings of Nepacure 0.1 %
Other General Warnings
- You need 4-6 weeks for the effects of Nepacure 0.1% eye drops to be visible.
- You experience a burning sensation after applying the medicine. This is normal and may last for 1-2 minutes. However, if it lasts more than a week, contact your healthcare provider.
- You blood thinners or have a history of bleeding or blood-clotting like haemophilia. Consult your GP.
- You have arthritis. Consult your doctor before taking Nepacure 0.1% eye drops.
- You have diabetes. Consult your doctor before taking Nepacure 0.1% eye drops.
Mode of Action of Nepacure 0.1 %
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Nepacure 0.1 %
- Use Nepacure 0.1% eye drops one day before cataract surgery, on the day of the procedure, and for 14 days afterwards. After that, use Nepacure 0.1% eye drops at regular intervals throughout the day.
- Read the label instructions clearly, and if there is anything you can not grasp, ask your healthcare provider or physician to explain it to you.
- Take Nepacure 0.1% eye drops as advised. Do not take most or all of these, or take them more frequently than your practitioner prescribes.
- Thoroughly scrub your hands with soapy water.
- Drag the bottom lid of your eye downward using your index finger while bending your head back to produce a pocket. Compress the dropper slowly while staring up so that a tiny droplet goes into the pocket created by the eyelid. Release the lower eyelid with your index finger. Resist rubbing the bottle tip against your eyes....
- Shut your eyes and tilt your head down as if staring at the floor for 2-3 minutes. Avoid blinking or squeezing your eyelids.
- You should put pressure on the inner corner of the eye for roughly a minute after applying Nepacure 0.1% eye drops.
- Using a napkin, clean any extra fluid from your face. Secure the dropper bottle’s cap. Do not wash, rinse or wipe the dropper tip. To get rid of any prescription, use clean hands.
- You will minimise dilution by waiting for at least 7 minutes before using the next drops into the same eye.
- You must take the droplets within four weeks of opening the container.
Interactions of Nepacure 0.1 %
Interactions with other medicines
- Nepacure 0.1% Eye Drops might interact with the following medications and cause severe side effects, including increased intraocular or eye pressure, sensitivity to light, eye discharge, or crusting. The medications are:...
- Other eye medications or steroids such as corticosteroid eye drops
- Corticosteroid drugs like prednisone
- Antiplatelet medications like clopidogrel
- Blood thinners such as warfarin
Interactions with food items
- Consult your doctor about consuming caffeine, grape juice, and processed, junk, or packaged food.