Nevanac Eye Drops
Nevanac Eye Drops

Nevanac Eye Drops

By ALCON LABORATORIES INC
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5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
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Medical Description

Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension contains nepafenac as its active ingredient. It is used to treat pain and inflammation (swelling, redness) due to cataract surgery. You need to use Nevanac drops as advis...
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ContainsNepafenac(0.1 %)
UsesPain and inflammation in the eye after surgery
Side effectsBlurred vision, Itching, eye discomfort
ClassificationOCCULAR ANALGESIC
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Uses of Nevanac 0.1 %

Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension is used to prevent and relieve eye pain and inflammation (swelling, redness) that is associated with cataract surgery.

Contraindications of Nevanac 0.1 %

  • If you are allergic to nepafenac or any other ingredients of Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension.
  • If you are allergic to any other NSAIDs (painkiller medicines) like aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, diclofenac, etc.
  • If you have developed asthma, skin allergy, etc after using other NSAID medicines (painkillers).

Side effects of Nevanac 0.1 %

  • Itching of the eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Irritation in the eyes
  • Eye discomfort

Precautions and Warnings of Nevanac 0.1 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension during pregnancy?
A:
Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension is not recommended during pregnancy as there is limited information about its effects in human pregnancy. Women who may get pregnant are advised to use proper birth control measures (contraception). Please consult your doctor before using any medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Nepafenac passes into breast milk, please consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances like blurred vision and the inability to recognize objects properly. Therefore, you should avoid driving until your vision is clear.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension?
A:
There is no information available on the interaction of this medicine with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any other eye problems.
  • You have diabetes.
  • You have rheumatoid arthritis.
  • You had eye surgery.
  • You have bleeding problems, or you bruise easily.
  • You need to avoid wearing contact lenses after cataract surgery.
  • You need to avoid sunlight while on treatment with this medicine.
  • You experience irritation, pain, redness of the eye and changes in vision occur or your condition worsens after using this medicine. Then you may need to discontinue the treatment.
  • Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years.

Mode of Action of Nevanac 0.1 %

How Does It Work?

Nepafenac in Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension works by blocking the production of certain natural substances, known as prostaglandins in the body which is responsible for pain, swelling and redness in th...
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Directions for Use of Nevanac 0.1 %

  • Use Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow the directions carefully & do not miss doses.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper and keep it clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • If you are prescribed any other eye drops, you need to keep an interval of at least 5 minutes between both the drops.

Interactions of Nevanac 0.1 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction with Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension.
  • The use of Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension along with medicines such as Latanoprost, Travoprost is not recommended.
  • This medicine, when used along with blood thinners like warfarin, aspirin may increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine along with topical NSAIDs like diclofenac and steroids like hydrocortisone, mometasone should be used with caution.
  • If you use another eye drop product concomitantly with this medicine, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of both the medicines.

Storage and disposal of Nevanac 0.1 %

  • Store Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension below 30°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • You should not use the eye drops once the expiry date has passed and discard it properly.
  • You need to discard the medicine 4 weeks from first opening it.
  • Do not use this medicine if you notice the contents are of a different colour in any way or if particles are present.

Dosage of Nevanac 0.1 %

Overdose

If you feel you have instilled these eye drops more than you should, rinse your eyes with warm water and do not put in any more drops until it is time for your next dose.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose, use it as soon as possible. Do not use a double dose of this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension be used with contact lenses?

A: No, you should remove contact lenses and then instill the eye drops.

Q: Can I use Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension frequently?

A: Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension should be used only as frequently as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What is the use of Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension?

A: Nevanac Ophthalmic suspension is used for the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery.

Q: How long can I use the Nevanac eye drops?

A: Nevanac eye drop should be used for as long as prescribed by the doctor. It is usually used for up to 2 weeks after eye surgery. Do not exceed the recommended duration.

Q: Can I use the Nevanac for dry eyes?

A: No, you should not use the Nevanac for dry eyes. It is used to prevent and relieve eye pain, irritation and redness associated with cataract eye surgery. You should not use any eye drop without consulting a doctor.

Q: What are the side effects of Nevanac eye drops?

A: Itching & irritation in the eyes, blurred vision or eye discomfort are a few common side effects that can be seen during the treatment. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own.
Product Details
Brand
NEVANAC
Expires on or After
30/01/2023
Last Updated on: 07 Dec 2021 | 11:35 AM (IST)
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