Flurbiprofen Ophthalmic Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Inhibition of Intraoperative Miosis

1 drop to affected eye(s) approximately every 30 minutes, beginning 2 hours before surgery (total of 4 drops).

Usual Adult Dose for Postoperative Ocular Inflammation

1 drop to affected eye(s) every 4 hours for 1 to 3 weeks. In some patients, treatment has been continued for 6 weeks or longer.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Postoperative Ocular Inflammation

1 to 18 years: 1 drop to affected eye(s) approximately every 30 minutes, beginning 2 hours before surgery (total of 4 drops).

Precautions

Flurbiprofen is contraindicated in patients with active epithelial herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis). Animal studies have shown that the use of flurbiprofen may exacerbate infection and result in more severe conjunctivitis, corneal perforation, and clouding of the cornea.

Patients should be instructed to avoid allowing the tip of the container to contact the eye, eyelid, fingers or any other surface.

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients.

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