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Medications for Postoperative Ocular Inflammation

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

Drugs used to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation

The medications listed below are related to or used in the treatment of this condition.

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Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
prednisolone 3.6 26 reviews for prednisolone to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
prednisolone ophthalmic
Brand names:
Pred Forte, Prednisol, Omnipred, Pred Mild, AK-Pred, Econopred Plus
Drug class:
ophthalmic steroids
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Durezol 6.7 11 reviews for Durezol to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
difluprednate ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic steroids
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
loteprednol 8.0 11 reviews for loteprednol to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
loteprednol ophthalmic
Brand names:
Lotemax, Alrex, Inveltys, Lotemax SM
Drug class:
ophthalmic steroids
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Pred Forte 5.0 1 review for Pred Forte to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
prednisolone ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic steroids
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
ketorolac 5.3 5 reviews for ketorolac to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
ketorolac ophthalmic
Brand names:
Acular, Acuvail, Acular LS, Acular PF
Drug class:
ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Prolensa 8.6 8 reviews for Prolensa to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
bromfenac ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Lotemax 7.4 5 reviews for Lotemax to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
loteprednol ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic steroids
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Nevanac 7.0 1 review for Nevanac to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
nepafenac ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
diclofenac 5.0 1 review for diclofenac to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
diclofenac ophthalmic
Brand name:
Voltaren Ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Prednisol Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
prednisolone ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic steroids
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
bromfenac 8.4 13 reviews for bromfenac to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
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
Acular 1.0 1 review for Acular to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
ketorolac ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Ilevro 5.6 10 reviews for Ilevro to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
nepafenac ophthalmic
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Acuvail 9.0 1 review for Acuvail to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
ketorolac ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
dexamethasone Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
dexamethasone ophthalmic
Brand names:
Dextenza, Dexycu
Drug class:
ophthalmic steroids
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Omnipred Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
prednisolone ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic steroids
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Voltaren Ophthalmic Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
diclofenac ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
nepafenac 5.4 12 reviews for nepafenac to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
nepafenac ophthalmic
Brand names:
Nevanac, Ilevro
Drug class:
ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph
Acular LS Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
ketorolac ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
difluprednate 6.7 11 reviews for difluprednate to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
difluprednate ophthalmic
Brand name:
Durezol
Drug class:
ophthalmic steroids
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Alrex 9.0 1 review for Alrex to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
loteprednol ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic steroids
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Pred Mild Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
prednisolone ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic steroids
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Acular PF Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
ketorolac ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
BromSite 8.0 5 reviews for BromSite to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
bromfenac ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
dexamethasone / tobramycin Off-label 4.0 4 reviews for dexamethasone / tobramycin to treat Postoperative Ocular Inflammation
Rx C N
Generic name:
dexamethasone / tobramycin ophthalmic
Drug class:
ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription only.
OTC Over-the-counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over-the-counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Expanded Access Expanded Access is a potential pathway for a patient with a serious or immediately life-threatening disease or condition to gain access to an investigational medical product (drug, biologic, or medical device) for treatment outside of clinical trials when no comparable or satisfactory alternative therapy options are available.
Pregnancy Category
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 (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
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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