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Drug Name:

BROMSITE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Bromfenac 0.075%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for BROMSITE:

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

Adult:

≥18yrs: 1 drop in affected eye twice daily starting 1 day before surgery, continued on day of surgery, and for 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:

Bleeding tendencies. May slow or delay wound healing. Potential for cross-sensitivity to acetylsalicylic acid, phenylacetic acid derivatives, other NSAIDs. Complicated/repeat ocular surgeries. 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 during therapy). Pregnancy: avoid during late pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

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

Pharmacological Class:

NSAID.

Adverse Reactions:

Anterior chamber inflammation, headache, vitreous floaters, iritis, eye pain, ocular hypertension; keratitis, corneal reactions (eg, epithelial breakdown, thinning, erosion, ulceration/perforation).

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Soln—5mL

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