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PROLENSA
Ocular allergy/inflammation
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Drug Name:

PROLENSA Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Bromfenac 0.07%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride, sulfites.

Company:
Bausch & Lomb Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for PROLENSA:

Post-operative inflammation and reduction of ocular pain following cataract surgery.

Adult:

≥18yrs: 1 drop into the affected eye once daily beginning 1 day prior to surgery, continued on the day of surgery, and through the first 14 days post-op. May be given with other topical ophthalmics (eg, alpha-agonists, beta-blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, cycloplegics, mydriatics); administer at least 5 mins apart.

Children:

<18yrs: not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Sulfite sensitivity. Asthma. May slow or delay wound healing. Bleeding tendencies. Corneal defects/denervation. Ocular surface diseases. Rheumatoid arthritis. Diabetes. Monitor cornea; discontinue if corneal epithelial breakdown occurs. Risk of corneal adverse events may be increased if used >24hrs before surgery, or beyond 14-days post-op. Contact lenses (remove prior to therapy). Pregnancy (avoid during late pregnancy). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Concomitant topical corticosteroids may potentiate healing problems. Caution with concomitant drugs that prolong bleeding time.

Pharmacological Class:

NSAID.

Adverse Reactions:

Anterior chamber inflammation, foreign body sensation, eye pain, photophobia, blurred vision; keratitis, corneal reactions (eg, epithelial breakdown, thinning, erosion, ulceration/perforation).

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Soln—1.6mL, 3mL

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