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Medications for Postoperative Ocular Inflammation

What is Postoperative Ocular Inflammation:  Postoperative Ocular Inflammation is defined as inflammation of the eye as result of a surgical intervention.

Medications to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
prednisolone C N 5 reviews
4.0

Generic name: prednisolone ophthalmic

Brand names:  Pred Forte, Prednisol, Omnipred, Pred Mild, Econopred, Econopred Plus, Inflamase Forte, AK-Pred

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Durezol C N 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: difluprednate ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Pred Forte C N Add review Rate

Generic name: prednisolone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Lotemax C N 2 reviews
8.0

Generic name: loteprednol ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Prolensa C N 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: bromfenac ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Nevanac C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: nepafenac ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Prednisol C N Add review Rate

Generic name: prednisolone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
ketorolac C N 3 reviews
5.0

Generic name: ketorolac ophthalmic

Brand names:  Acular, Acular LS, Acuvail, Acular PF

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Acular C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ketorolac ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Ilevro C N 4 reviews
5.0

Generic name: nepafenac ophthalmic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
bromfenac C N 2 reviews
6.0

Generic name: bromfenac ophthalmic

Brand names:  Prolensa, BromSite

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Omnipred C N Add review Rate

Generic name: prednisolone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
diclofenac C N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: diclofenac ophthalmic

Brand name:  Voltaren Ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Voltaren Ophthalmic C N Add review Rate

Generic name: diclofenac ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Acular LS C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ketorolac ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Alrex C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: loteprednol ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
nepafenac C N 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: nepafenac ophthalmic

Brand names:  Nevanac, Ilevro

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Acuvail C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ketorolac ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
difluprednate C N 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: difluprednate ophthalmic

Brand name:  Durezol

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
loteprednol C N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: loteprednol ophthalmic

Brand names:  Lotemax, Alrex

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Pred Mild C N Add review Rate

Generic name: prednisolone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Econopred C N Add review Rate

Generic name: prednisolone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Econopred Plus C N Add review Rate

Generic name: prednisolone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Inflamase Forte C N Add review Rate

Generic name: prednisolone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
AK-Pred C N Add review Rate

Generic name: prednisolone ophthalmic

Drug class: ophthalmic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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