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Bromday

Bromday
(bromfenac) Ophthalmic Solution 0.09%

Bromday

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Bromday (bromfenac) ophthalmic solution) 0.09% is a sterile, topical, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for ophthalmic use. Each ml_ of Bromday contains 1.035 mg bromfenac sodium (equivalent to 0.9 mg bromfenac free acid). Bromfenac sodium is designated chemically as sodium 2-amino-3-(4-bromobenzoyl) phenylacetate sesquihydrate, with an empirical formula of C15H11BrNNaO3• 1½H2O.. The structural structure for bromfenac sodium is:

Bromday 
  (bromfenac) Structural Formula Illustration

Bromfenac sodium is a yellow to orange crystalline powder. The molecular weight of bromfenac sodium is 383.17. Bromday (bromfenac ophthalmic solution) ophthalmic solution is supplied as a sterile aqueous 0.09% solution, with a pH of 8.3. The osmolality of Bromday (bromfenac ophthalmic solution) ophthalmic solution is approximately 300 mOsmol/kg.

Each mL of Bromday ophthalmic solution contains:

Active: bromfenac sodium hydrate 0.1035%

Preservative: benzalkonium chloride (0.05 mg/mL)

Inactives: boric acid, disodium edetate (0.2 mg/mL), polysorbate 80 (1.5 mg/mL), povidone (20 mg/mL), sodium borate, sodium sulfite anhydrous (2 mg/mL), sodium hydroxide to adjust pH and water for injection, USP.

What are the precautions when taking bromfenac ophthalmic solution (Bromday)?

Before using bromfenac, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to aspirin or other NSAIDs (e.g., naproxen, celecoxib); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as sulfites), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: aspirin-sensitive asthma (a history of worsening breathing with runny/stuffy nose after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs).

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: bleeding disorders, other eye problems (e.g., dry eye syndrome, corneal...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 11/15/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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