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Sensonac Eye Drops


Overview

Introduction

Sensonac Eye Drops is a pain relieving medicine. It is used for treatment of pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery.

Always wash your hands before using Sensonac Eye Drops. 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.

Uses of Sensonac Opthalmic Suspension

  • Post-operative eye pain and inflammation

Side effects of Sensonac Opthalmic Suspension

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 Sensonac

  • Application site irritation

How Sensonac Opthalmic Suspension works

Sensonac Eye Drops 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
Sensonac Eye Drops 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 Sensonac Eye Drops during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Sensonac Eye Drops 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.
Sensonac Eye Drops
₹25.0/ml of Opthalmic Suspension
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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Sensonac Eye Drops 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 Sensonac 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
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Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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Madras eye symptoms & treatment?
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Redness, swelling pain and wateringAntibiotics along with lubricant eye drops given
I am feeling itching in my eyes from past 2 days and water is also coming from my eyes. As I have allergy from dust this might be because of it as 3-4 days back when I was riding a bike dust came into my eyes. What I need to do to get rid of it?
Dr. Amit Basia
Ophthalmology
use genteal eye drops , vigamox eye drops 3 times per day . show to eye doctor
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FAQs

Q. What is Sensonac ophthalmic suspension used for?

Sensonac 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 Sensonac ophthalmic suspension?

Sensonac ophthalmic suspension is a solution containing pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory medication Sensonac 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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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

  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.
  2. Nepafenac. Fort Worth, Texas: ALCON LABORATORIES, INC.; 2005 [revised Dec. 2012]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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