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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
One drop of ILEVRO™ (nepafenac ophthalmic suspension), 0.3% should be applied to the affected eye one-time-daily beginning 1 day prior to cataract surgery, continued on the day of surgery and through the first 2 weeks of the postoperative period. An additional drop should be administered 30 to 120 minutes prior to surgery.
Use with Other Topical Ophthalmic Medications
ILEVRO™ (nepafenac ophthalmic suspension), 0.3% may be administered in conjunction with other topical ophthalmic medications such as beta-blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, alphaagonists, cycloplegics, and mydriatics.
If more than one topical ophthalmic medication is being used, the medicines must be administered at least 5 minutes apart.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
Sterile ophthalmic suspension 0.3%
1.7 mL in a 4 mL bottle
Storage And Handling
ILEVRO™ (nepafenac ophthalmic suspension), 0.3% is supplied in a white, oval, low density polyethylene DROP-TAINER® dispenser with a natural low density polyethylene dispensing plug and gray polypropylene cap presented in an overwrap. Tamper evidence is provided with a shrink band around the closure and neck area of the package.
1.7 mL in 4 mL bottle NDC 0065-1750-07
Store at 2 -25°C (36 - 77°F).
Protect from light.
Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Fort Worth, Texas 76134 USA. Revised: December 2012
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/4/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Ilevro Information
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