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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
A total of four (4) drops of OCUFEN® ophthalmic solution should be administered by instilling one (1) drop approximately every 1/2 hour beginning 2 hours before surgery.
OCUFEN® (flurbiprofen sodium ophthalmic solution, USP) is available for topical ophthalmic administration as a 0.03% sterile solution, and is supplied in a white opaque low density polyethylene bottle with a controlled dropper tip and a gray high impact polystyrene cap in the following size:
2.5 mL in 5 mL bottle - NDC 11980-801-03
Store at 15°-25°C (59°-77°F). Rx only
Revised: 06 2012. Allergan, Inc. Irvine, CA 92612, U.S.A.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/3/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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