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Nevanac Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is nepafenac ophthalmic (Nevanac)?
- What are the possible side effects of nepafenac ophthalmic (Nevanac)?
- What is the most important information I should know about nepafenac ophthalmic (Nevanac)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare professional before using nepafenac ophthalmic (Nevanac)?
- How should I use nepafenac ophthalmic (Nevanac)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Nevanac)?
- What happens if I overdose (Nevanac)?
- What should I avoid while using nepafenac ophthalmic (Nevanac)?
- What other drugs will affect nepafenac ophthalmic (Nevanac)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Nevanac)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Nevanac)?
An overdose of nepafenac ophthalmic is not likely to cause life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using nepafenac ophthalmic (Nevanac)?
Do not touch the dropper to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in your eye.
Do not use any other eye medications that have not been prescribed or recommended by your doctor.
Do not use nepafenac ophthalmic while wearing contact lenses. If you wear contact lenses take them out or talk to your doctor before using the medication.
What other drugs will affect nepafenac ophthalmic (Nevanac)?
Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you also use any steroid medication, including steroids eye drops.
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with nepafenac ophthalmic. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about nepafenac ophthalmic.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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