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Bromday Side Effects Center
Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Bromday (bromfenac) Ophthalmic Solution 0.09% is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to decrease inflammation and relieve pain after cataract surgery. Common side effects of Bromday include irritation, burning, stinging, blurred vision, watery eyes, and headache.
The recommended dosage of Bromday is one drop in the affected eye once daily beginning the day before cataract surgery and continuing for two weeks after. Clopidogrel, aspirin, ibuprofen, warfarin, and heparin may interact with Bromday. Tell your doctor all medications you take. Do not drive, use machinery, or do other activity requiring clear vision after using Bromday. Do not use Bromday while wearing contact lenses. If you are pregnant only use Bromday if the potential risk outweighs the potential benefit. Exercise caution if you are breastfeeding and taking Bromday.
Our Bromday (bromfenac) Ophthalmic Solution 0.09% Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What is Patient Information Overview?
A concise overview of the drug for the patient or caregiver from First DataBank.
Bromday Overview - Patient Information: Side Effects
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: severe pain/redness in the eye, sensitivity of the eyes to light (photophobia), eye discharge, blurry/abnormal vision, feeling as if something is in the eye, itching/redness/pain around the eyes.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Read the entire patient information overview for Bromday (Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution)
What is Prescribing information?
The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.
Bromday FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
Clinical Trial Experience
The most commonly reportaed adverse experiences reported following use of bromfenac after cataract surgery include: abnormal sensation in eye, conjunctival hyperemia, eye irritation (including burning/stinging), eye pain, eye pruritus, eye redness, headache, and iritis. These events were reported in 2-7% of patients.
The following events have been identified during post-marketing use of bromfenac ophthalmic solution 0.09% in clinical practice. Because they are reported voluntarily from a population of unknown size, estimates of frequency cannot be made. The events, which have been chosen for inclusion due to either their seriousness, frequency of reporting, possible causal connection to topical
bromfenac ophthalmic solution 0.09% or a combination of these factors, include corneal erosion, corneal perforation, corneal thinning, and epithelial breakdown, [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Bromday (Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution)
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