CompositionNepafenac (0.1% w/v)
SALT INFORMATIONNepafenac (0.1% w/v) TYPICAL USAGE Cataract surgery. SIDE EFFECTS Headache, photophobia, tearing, dry eye, corneal edema, vitreous detachment, ocular hyperemia, capsular opacity, conjunctival edema, lid margin crusting, ocular discomfort, ocular pain, ocular pruritus. DRUG INTERACTION Nepafenac is known to interact with other drugs like difluprednate. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required. MECHANISM OF ACTION Nepafenac is a prodrug. After penetrating the cornea, nepafenac undergoes rapid bioactivation to amfenac, which is a potent NSAID that uniformly inhibits the COX1 and COX2 activity.