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Ilevro

ILEVRO
(nepafenac) Ophthalmic Suspension

DRUG DESCRIPTION

ILEVRO (nepafenac ophthalmic suspension), 0.3% is a sterile, topical, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) prodrug for ophthalmic use. EachmL of ILEVRO (nepafenac ophthalmic suspension), 0.3% contains 3 mg of nepafenac. Nepafenac is designated chemically as 2-amino-3- benzoylbenzeneacetamide with an empirical formula of C15H14N2O2.

The structural formula of nepafenac is:

 (nepafenac ophthalmic suspension) Structural Formula Illustration

Nepafenac is a yellow crystalline powder. The molecular weight of nepafenac is 254.28.

ILEVRO (nepafenac ophthalmic suspension), 0.3% is supplied as a sterile, aqueous suspension with a pH approximately of 6.8.

The osmolality of ILEVRO (nepafenac ophthalmic suspension), 0.3% is approximately 300 mOsm/kg.

Each mL of ILEVRO (nepafenac ophthalmic suspension), 0.3% contains: Active: nepafenac 0.3% Inactives: boric acid, propylene glycol, carbomer 974P, sodium chloride, guar gum, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, edentate disodium, benzalkonium chloride 0.005% (preservative), sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid to adjust pH and purified water, USP.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/14/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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