Medicine Overview of Optifen Eye Drop
Side effects of Optifen Eye Drop
Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.
How to use Optifen 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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.
How Optifen Eye Drop works
Optifen eye drop is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
In Depth Information on Optifen Eye Drop
Expert advice for Optifen Eye Drop
- It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
- It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
- Optifen can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Special precautions for Optifen Eye Drop
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Optifen Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Optifen Eye Drop is safe to use during lactation. Human stu+more
dies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby....
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
Undesirable effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and visual disturbances are possible after taking Optifen Eye Drop. This may affect your driving ability....
Undesirable effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and visual disturbances are possible after taking Optifen Eye Drop. This may affect your driving ability.
Optifen Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Optifen Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Optifen Eye Drop is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Optifen Eye Drop is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Optifen Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients wit+more
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Optifen Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions for Optifen 0.03% w/v Eye Drop
Frequently asked questions for Flurbiprofen
Optifen is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Optifen is not a narcotic and it is not addictive. Optifen has no known effects on blood thinning
Q. Is flurbiprofen stronger than ibuprofen/ like/ same as ibuprofen/ a painkiller/ Ansaid?
Flurbiprofen belongs to a group of medicines called NSAID like ibuprofen. The effects of both are comparable. Flurbiprofen is a painkiller and used to treat pain and inflammation. Ansaid is a trade name of the active medicine flurbiprofen
Yes, Optifen is FDA approved for treating pain and inflammation
No, Optifen is a prescription medicine. It will be given to you if you produce a prescription by your doctor
Q. Can I take flurbiprofen with ibuprofen/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?
Ibuprofen and paracetamol are all drugs that belong to the same group of medicines as flurbiprofen i.e. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and therefore, concomitant use of two or more NSAIDs (including aspirin) may increase the risk of adverse effects. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used
Yes, Optifen may make you feel sleepy or drowsy, tired, raise/ increase your blood pressure. It is not known if it makes one feel high. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use for Optifen
Optifen belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
No, Optifen has no known effects on birth control
No, Optifen does not have aspirin. Optifen is active molecule similar to aspirin and both belong to same group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Substitutes for Optifen Eye Drop
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