Megabrom eye drop is used to treat pain which generally occurs due to cataract surgery. A swollen eyelid occurs when there is an inflammation or excess fluid surrounding the eyelid and is a commonly seen condition after surgery. There are numerous causes of swollen eyes, which could be due to eye infection, eye injuries and even due to commonly occur during eye allergies. Swelling of eyelids could lead to many sights threatening issues like orbital cellulites, Graves’s disease and ocular herpes.
Indication & symptoms
Megabrom eye drop is indicated to treat postoperative inflammation and reduction of ocular pain in patients. Swelling of the eyes or inflammation is a common feature seen after the surgery. There are different symptoms of swollen eyes, which are caused due to eye irritation, excess tear production, redness of eyelid, eye discharge and when swollen eyelids are caused by infection.
Dosage for Megabrom eye drop
The normal dosage of Bromofenac ophthalmic solution is 1 drop in each affected eye twice daily for 14 days, starting 24 hours after the surgery. In some cases the eye drop is started twenty four hours before the operation continues till the end of the second week.
Megabrom eye drops like other eye drops controls inflammation and pain after surgical treatment, but along with a desired effect, there are many unwanted effects which are observed. It includes
Burning and stinging in the eyes, itching in the eyes, headache and seeing flashes are some of the commonly occurring side effects.
There are some severe side effects in which you need to contact your doctor immediately. Such side effects include blurred vision, increased sensitivity to light, redness or swelling of the eyes, bleeding within the eyes.
How is Megabrom eye drop used?
Megabrom is taken exactly as per doctor’s prescription. There should not be any alteration in the courses of the medication .The medication should be taken as per the number of days prescribed by your physicians. The doctor is the best individual to decide your dosage & the length of the treatment as he is aware of the actual. To apply the medication
Firstly wash your hand to avoid any contamination.
Next tilt your head back in obtuse angle and pull down the lower eyelid to create a small pocket.
The dropper should be kept above the eye and look up in such a way that it allows one drop before closing the eyes.
The next step involves pressing the corner of the eyes so that it prevents the solution from draining away from the eyes.
Megabrom eye drop Drug interaction
Megabrom eye drop when prescribed along with Warfarin is believed to increase the risk of bleeding.
A Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug which is topical preparations such as eye drops and analgesic cream can cause clotting and bleeding.
What if I miss a dose of eye drop?
In case you have missed the dose of Megabrom eye drop take it as soon as possible. If it’s almost the time for the second dose avoid the missed dose and continue with the regular schedule. Multiple doses should be avoided totally as it is harmful to the health.
What to do in case of overdose?
In case of overdose try to call your doctor immediately and seeks medical attention. The symptoms of overdose could be due to redness in the eye, itching or pain in the eyes.
Storage of Megabrom eye drops
The Megabrom eye drop should be stored in a cool and dark place. The drop should be kept away from pets and children.
|Generic||Bromfenac Opthalmic Solution|
|Strength||Bromfenac Opthalmic Solution|