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Amnac Opthalmic Suspension

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Overview

Introduction

Amnac Opthalmic Suspension is a pain relieving medicine. It is used for treatment of pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery.

Always wash your hands before using Amnac Opthalmic Suspension. Use only the number of drops that your doctor has prescribed and wait for about five minutes between each drop. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using the drops and wait for at least 15 minutes before putting them back in. You should not touch the tip of the dropper or bottle. This may lead to infection.

Use of the medicine may cause eye irritation, burning sensation, blurred vision, and watery or dry eyes. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. However, if they persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

Before using this medicine, you should tell your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking. You should also tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or disorders. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult with their doctors before using the medicine.

Side effects of Amnac Eye Drop

Common
  • Application site irritation

How to use Amnac Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Amnac Eye Drop works

Amnac Opthalmic Suspension is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling) in the eye.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amnac Opthalmic Suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Amnac Opthalmic Suspension during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Amnac Opthalmic Suspension may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Amnac Opthalmic Suspension
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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Amnac Opthalmic Suspension for the relief of post-operative eye pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Usually, a 4 to 6-week course may be necessary.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Notify your doctor if you are on blood thinners or have bleeding problems.
  • Use the eye drops within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amnac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Q. What is Amnac ophthalmic suspension used for?

Amnac ophthalmic suspension is used to prevent and treat redness, pain and swelling that occurs after cataract surgery and to reduce the risk of postoperative macular edema (swelling of a layer present at the back of the eye) associated with cataract surgery in diabetic patients

Q. What is Amnac ophthalmic suspension?

Amnac ophthalmic suspension is a solution containing pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory medication Amnac for use as eye drops to prevent and treat redness, pain and swelling that occurs after cataract surgery and to reduce the risk of postoperative macular edema (swelling of a layer present at the back of the eye) associated with cataract surgery in diabetic patients.
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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 970.
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