Nepafenac Ophthalmic Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Postoperative Ocular Inflammation

O.1% ophthalmic suspension:
1 drop instilled in the affected eye(s) three times a day beginning 1 day prior to surgery, on the day of surgery, and for 14 days following surgery.

0.3% ophthalmic suspension:
1 drop instilled in the affected eye(s) once daily beginning 1 day prior to surgery, on the day of surgery, and for 14 days following surgery. An additional drop should be administered 30 to 120 minutes prior to surgery.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Postoperative Ocular Inflammation

Pediatric patients greater than or equal to 10 years or age:
O.1% ophthalmic suspension:
1 drop instilled in the affected eye(s) three times a day beginning 1 day prior to surgery, on the day of surgery, and for 14 days following surgery.

0.3% ophthalmic suspension:
1 drop instilled in the affected eye(s) once daily beginning 1 day prior to surgery, on the day of surgery, and for 14 days following surgery. An additional drop should be administered 30 to 120 minutes prior to surgery.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Consult WARNINGS section for dosing related precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-To avoid contamination, avoid allowing the tip of the container to contact the eye, eyelid, fingers or any other surface.
-Nepafenac ophthalmic may be administered in conjunction with other ophthalmic agents (beta-blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, alpha-agonists, cycloplegics, and mydriatics), but must be administered at least 5 minutes apart.

Patient advice:
-Do not use while wearing contact lenses due to possible absorption of the preservative benzalkonium chloride.

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