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(nepafenac) Ophthalmic Suspension
ILEVRO™ (nepafenac ophthalmic suspension), 0.3% is a sterile, topical, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) prodrug for ophthalmic use. Each mL 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 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, edetate disodium, benzalkonium chloride 0.005% (preservative), sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid to adjust pH and purified water, USP.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/4/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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