Information about Difluprednate

Difluprednate uses

Difluprednate is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, severe allergic reaction and eye disorders.

How difluprednate works

Difluprednate belongs to the class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in body that are responsible for pain and swelling.

Common side effects of difluprednate

Muscle disorders, Electrolyte imbalance, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Behavioural changes, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Increased risk of infection.

Available Medicine for Difluprednate

  • ₹119
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹112
    Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹100
    Sunways India Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹102
    Lupin Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹90
    Klar Sehen Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹103
    Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹85
    Calix Health Care
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹85
    Senses Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹95
    Sapient Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹95
    Pharmtak Ophtalmics India Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice for Difluprednate

  • Inform your doctor if you have or had raised eyeball pressure with or without compromised vision (glaucoma), viral infection in the eye, herpes, etc.
  • If you are using another eye drop along with difluprednate, maintain a time gap of 10 minutes between the application.
  • Do not use difluprednate eye drops while wearing contact lenses.
  • Do not suddenly stop difluprednate administration on your own, without consulting your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor immediately if your symptoms does not improve after 2 days of difluprednate treatment.
  • You may undergo eye check up on a regular basis to ensure this medication is not causing any harmful effects.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as difluprednate may impact normal vision.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for Difluprednate


Q. What is difluprednate ophthalmic emulsion?
It is a solution in an emulsion form used to treat post-operative and post-infectious swelling and pain of the eyes.

Content on this page was last updated on 08 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)