Drops "Diclofenac" used for the following indications:
- inflammation of the eye infectious nature;
- inflammation that developed after surgery;
- post-traumatic inflammation, resulting from injuries of the eyeball;
- prevention of edema of the optic nerve before and after surgical removal of the lens and implantation.
Also, the drug can be used as a means of preventing the constriction of the pupil during cataract surgery in eyes and as an anesthetic before the excimer laser intervention.
Dosage and Administration
According to the instruction, drops "Diclofenac" is to be instilled into the conjunctival sac 3 hours before surgery at intervals of 20-25 minutes, 1 drop in each eye (total 5 instillation).After surgery, the drug was instilled 1 drop three times.
Contraindications and side effects
Drops "Diclofenac" is contraindicated to use in case of hypersensitivity to the components or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, in the third trimester of pregnancy and in the treatment of children younger than 2 years.The drug is prescribed with caution in diseases that provoke blood coagulation disorders, "aspirin" asthma and epithelial herpetic keratitis.With the utmost care agent is used in the treatment of patients with gastric ulcer in the acute stage, during pregnancy and breastfeeding, as well as in the treatment of pediatric patients and the elderly.
immediately after use "Diclofenac" may be a violation of visual perception, and after instillation should be for 15 minutes to refrain from potentially hazardous activities (traffic management and other mechanisms, working at heights, etc.).
Side effects of the drug is most often manifested in the form of local reactions: blurred vision for about 10-15 minutes after instillation, burning sensation in the eyes, corneal opacity and iritis.Also, nausea and vomiting.Allergic reactions in the application "Diclofenac" may manifest as a skin rash, hives, fever, redness of the conjunctiva, itching eyes, chills, increased sensitivity to light, and angioedema.