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Fegan Eye Drop


Overview

Introduction

Fegan Eye Drop is a pain relieving medicine. It is used for treating post operative eye pain and inflammation.

Fegan Eye Drop should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. You must wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water to avoid contamination. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. The dropper tip should not come in direct contact with your eyes or skin as there are chances of infection. Wipe off extra liquid. Please consult your doctor if your symptoms do not get better.

Burning sensation and eye discomfort might be seen as side effects in some patients. Please consult your doctor if these side effects stay for a longer duration. It is potentially unsafe to be used in pregnancy and nursing mothers.

Uses of Fegan Eye Drop

  • Post-operative eye pain and inflammation

Side effects of Fegan Eye Drop

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Fegan

  • Eye discomfort

How to use Fegan 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 Fegan Eye Drop works

Fegan Eye Drop 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
Fegan Eye Drop 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fegan Eye Drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Fegan Eye Drop 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.
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Quick Tips

  • Fegan Eye Drop is used to relieve inflammation, pain and discomfort of the eye following eye surgery or injury.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting Fegan Eye Drop and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Fegan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
LIFE-THREATENING
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LIFE-THREATENING
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LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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I had inflammation of conjunctiva so I was advised to use FLOSOFT eye drop. Now alternative to FLOSOFT what other eye drop can be used??????
Dr. Vishal Arora
Ophthalmology
alternative to flosoft would be FML T both Flosoft and FML T have steroid. Make sure you are using it for the right disease.
Repeated b/L eye inflammation ,redness and raw mess May be continued using of contact lenses How to get rid of the infection
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Stop using contact lenses. Use refresh tears eye drop. If not relieved better get examined
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FAQs

Q. Is Fegan a good painkiller?

Fegan is effective in relieving pain and inflammation. It is used for various sorts of pain such as sprains, strains and other injuries. It is also helpful in various types of arthritis, gout, pain and inflammation following surgery.

Q. Can Fegan hurt your kidneys?

Long-term use and high doses of Fegan may cause renal problems such as protein or blood in urine and painful urination. Patients who are at maximum risk of developing kidney problems include people who are dehydrated, have heart failure, impaired kidney function, hypertension, elderly, who are on medicines which cause excess urination (diuretics), or medicines which have significant impact on kidney function. Hence, for such patients kidney function monitoring is recommended.

Q. Does Fegan make you drowsy?

Fegan can cause drowsiness and also dizziness, fatigue (tiredness) and visual disturbances. However, it is not very common and may not affect everyone. If you experience these symptoms avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.

Q. What is the most important information I need to know about Fegan?

It is important to know that Fegan may increase your chance of having a heart attack or stroke. The risk is more if you take higher doses and have been using the medicine for a longer time. Also, taking Fegan may cause ulcers, bleeding, or holes in your stomach and intestine. These problems may happen without warning symptoms at any time during treatment and may even cause death.

Q. Can Fegan be taken during pregnancy?

You should not take Fegan during the last 3 months of pregnancy as it may cause damage to your baby. It can also lead to reduced labor. Hence, it is best to avoid using Fegan during the first 6 months. In some cases, your doctor may prescribe Fegan weighing its benefits and risks.

Q. Does Fegan get you high?

No, Fegan does not get you high. It does not have an abuse potential (drug-seeking behavior) and does not cause physical or psychological dependence.

Q. Is Fegan a narcotic?

No, Fegan is not a narcotic. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) group of medicines.

Q. What are Fegan eye drops used for?

Fegan eye drops are used both before and after surgery. It helps to keep the eye open during surgery when being used before surgery. Whereas, after surgery or injury it is used to reduce pain and inflammation. It is also used in seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (hay fever) to reduce symptoms of red, itchy, and runny eyes.

Disclaimer:

1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

References

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