Ocufen

Formulation : Drops
Prescription Required
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Description

Drug Description :

Indication : Ocufen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is commonly used before ocular surgery to ensure that the pupil does not decrease in size during the procedure. Ocufen works in a similar way to other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, by blocking chemical substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation in order to prohibit the pupil from changing size during surgery.

Storage : Though Ocufen droplets are usually administered in a hospital setting before surgery, your doctor may also advise you to use them at home. In this case, store Ocufen eye drops at room temperature in an area that is protected from heat and moisture. Ensure

Product Information :

General Information :

Precaution : Before taking Ocufen, it is important to outline any drug allergies, bleeding disorders or blood clotting disorders that you might have in order to assess whether it is safe for you to take this medication. If you are taking any other medications, especially blood thinning medications, notify your doctor before you start taking Ocufen. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, discuss this with your doctor, as Ocufen may be harmful to an unborn child.

Warnings : After receiving Ocufen eye drops do not wear any contact lenses without the approval of your doctor. Using any other eye medications is not recommended without the advice of a doctor.

Patient Family Information  : Ocufen is a prescription medication that is generally administered in a hospital setting. If you are required to take Ocufen at home, follow the directions on your prescription. If the directions on your prescription are unclear, contact your health care provider for more information before you begin taking Ocufen eye drops. Before using Ocufen eye drops, wash your hands. Ensure that the tip of the dropper does not come into contact with any surfaces, including the surface of your eye. If your eye dropper comes into contact with another substance or if there are particles floating in the eye drop solution, your eye drops may be contaminated and it is recommended that you phone your doctor or surgeon for further instruction.

Contraindication : If you are allergic to any of the ingredients in this medication, do not take Ocufen.

Sever Side Effects : Severe Side Effects: eye pain, redness in the eye, vision changes, or severe burning, itching or stinging sensation in your eyes.

Common Side Effects : Less Serious and More Common Side Effects: mild stinging, burning or itching sensation in your eyes.

Other Side Effects :

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Additional information

drugcatalogueid

3390, 7586

drugname

Ocufen

scientificname

Flurbiprofen

linkname

Ocufen

alternatename

Ocufen, FBN

strength

noDose, 0.03%

ovsqty

15mL

quantity

1, 15mL

generic

1

nonprescription
formulation

Drops

manufacturer

Allergan, Allergan Private

suppliername

CDN Supplier #1, International Supplier #6

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overseas

CDN, IND

country

Canada, India

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drugstatusid

5

drugstatus

Discontinued

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drugstatusdetail

This medication is discontinued and cannot be supplied by

indication

Ocufen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is commonly used before ocular surgery to ensure that the pupil does not decrease in size during the procedure. Ocufen works in a similar way to other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, by blocking chemical substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation in order to prohibit the pupil from changing size during surgery.

storage

Though Ocufen droplets are usually administered in a hospital setting before surgery, your doctor may also advise you to use them at home. In this case, store Ocufen eye drops at room temperature in an area that is protected from heat and moisture. Ensure

precautions

Before taking Ocufen, it is important to outline any drug allergies, bleeding disorders or blood clotting disorders that you might have in order to assess whether it is safe for you to take this medication. If you are taking any other medications, especially blood thinning medications, notify your doctor before you start taking Ocufen. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, discuss this with your doctor, as Ocufen may be harmful to an unborn child.

warnings

After receiving Ocufen eye drops do not wear any contact lenses without the approval of your doctor. Using any other eye medications is not recommended without the advice of a doctor.

patientfamilyinfo

Ocufen is a prescription medication that is generally administered in a hospital setting. If you are required to take Ocufen at home, follow the directions on your prescription. If the directions on your prescription are unclear, contact your health care provider for more information before you begin taking Ocufen eye drops. Before using Ocufen eye drops, wash your hands. Ensure that the tip of the dropper does not come into contact with any surfaces, including the surface of your eye. If your eye dropper comes into contact with another substance or if there are particles floating in the eye drop solution, your eye drops may be contaminated and it is recommended that you phone your doctor or surgeon for further instruction.

contraindication

If you are allergic to any of the ingredients in this medication, do not take Ocufen.

severesideeff

Severe Side Effects: eye pain, redness in the eye, vision changes, or severe burning, itching or stinging sensation in your eyes.

commonsideeff

Less Serious and More Common Side Effects: mild stinging, burning or itching sensation in your eyes.

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