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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
One drop of NEVANAC should be applied to the affected eye three-times-daily beginning 1 day prior to cataract surgery, continued on the day of surgery and through the first 2 weeks of the postoperative period.
Use with Other Topical Ophthalmic Medications
NEVANAC® may be administered in conjunction with other topical ophthalmic medications such as beta-blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, alpha-agonists, 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: 0.1%
3 mL in a 4 mL bottle
NEVANAC® (nepafenac ophthalmic suspension) is supplied in a natural, oval, low density polyethylene DROP-TAENER® dispenser with a natural low density polyethylene dispensing plug and gray polypropylene cap. Tamper evidence is provided with a shrink band around the closure and neck area of the package.
3 mL in 4 mL bottle NDC 0065-0002-03
Storage: Store at 2 - 25°C (36 - 77°F).
Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Fort Worth, Texas 76134. Revised: 06/2011
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/29/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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