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Nepalact 0.1% Eye Drop

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Nepafenac
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 20, 2019

This drop belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. It works by blocking a certain natural substance called prostaglandins in the body that causes swelling and pain. It is used to treat pain, irritation, redness, and inflammation associated with cataract surgery.

On application, this medication may temporarily burn or string your eyes for the next 1-2 minutes. Eye redness and headache may also occur. If more serious side effects like eye swelling, vision changes, eye pain, eye discharge or extreme watering occur then call for medical help immediately.

The usual dose of drop recommended is one drop, thrice a day, in each affected eye. Treatment with this drop begins one day before the cataract surgery, continues on the day of surgery and lasts for the first two weeks of the postoperative period.

The most common use of this drop is:

This drop causes side effects such as:

  • Application Site Irritation

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This drop does not cause any harm to the fetus, but there is no scientific evidence to certify it. Hence, it is best to consult a doctor before consuming it during pregnancy. It is best to be administered orally.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drop. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming this drop.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming ththe drugis drop.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Nepalact 0.1% Eye Drop , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult a doctor in case of an overdose.

This drop is an NSAID that is used to reduce inflammation in cataract surgery by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandin. After entering the body it converts to amfenac which is an inhibitor for COX 1 AND COX 2 enzymes.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Medicine

    Do not use this drop in combination with Enoxaparin, Aspirin, Warfarin, Prednisolone Ophthalmic and Rimexolone Ophthalmic.

Ques: What is Nepalact 0.1% Eye Drop?

Ans: This drop has Nepafenac as an active ingredient present. It performs its action by obstructing the growth of prostaglandins (chemical messengers) in the body.

Ques: What are the uses of Nepalact 0.1% Eye Drop?

Ans: This drop is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of eye pain, aches, swelling after cataract surgery, and bacterial infections of eyes.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Nepalact 0.1% Eye Drop?

Ans: This is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of this drop. These include allergic conjunctivitis, stick sensation in the eyes, scars on the eye surface, choroidal effusion, vision problems, and deposits on the eyes surface.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Nepalact 0.1% Eye Drop?

Ans: This drop should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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