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Prolensa

PROLENSA™
(bromfenac) Ophthalmic Solution

DRUG DESCRIPTION

PROLENSA (bromfenac ophthalmic solution) 0.07% is a sterile, topical, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for ophthalmic use. Each mL of PROLENSA contains 0.805 mg bromfenac sodium sesquihydrate (equivalent to 0.7 mg bromfenac free acid). The USAN name for bromfenac sodium sesquihydrate is bromfenac sodium. Bromfenac sodium is designated chemically as sodium [2-amino-3-(4-bromobenzoyl) phenyl] acetate sesquihydrate, with an empirical formula of C15H11BrNNaO3• 1½H2O. The chemical structure for bromfenac sodium sesquihydrate is:

PROLENSA™ (bromfenac ophthalmic solution) Structural Formula Illustration

Bromfenac sodium is a yellow to orange crystalline powder. The molecular weight of bromfenac sodium is 383.17. PROLENSA ophthalmic solution is supplied as a sterile aqueous 0.07% solution, with a pH of 7.8. The osmolality of PROLENSA ophthalmic solution is approximately 300 mOsmol/kg.

Each mL of PROLENSA ophthalmic solution contains:

Active: Each mL contains bromfenac sodium sesquihydrate 0.0805%, which is equivalent to bromfenac free acid 0.07% Preservative: benzalkonium chloride 0.005% Inactives: boric acid, edetate disodium, povidone, sodium borate, sodium sulfite, tyloxapol, sodium hydroxide to adjust pH and water for injection, USP.

Last reviewed on RxList: 4/15/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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