What is Megabrom Eye Drop?
Megabrom Eye Drops containing the active ingredient bromfenac is classified as a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the effects of certain natural substances that cause pain and inflammation in the eye. It is used to treat pain and swelling caused by cataract surgery.
How is Megabrom Eye Drop used?
Megabrom Eye Drops should be used starting the day before surgery. The treatment should be continued 1 to 2 times per day for the following 2 weeks. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the patients condition and their response to the medication. To apply the medication, tilt the head back slightly and pull down the lower eyelid to create a small pocket. Hold the dropper above the eye, look up and away from the dropper and squeeze a drop before closing the eyes. Gently press down on the inside corner of the eye with your finger to prevent the solution from draining into the tear duct. Repeat the process for additional doses in each eye as needed.
Patients using Megabrom Eye Drops may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
- Burning or stinging in the eyes
- Itchy eyes
- Seeing flashes of light or floaters
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:
- Blurred vision
- Slow healing after surgery
- Increased sensitivity to light
- Bleeding within the eye
- Redness or swelling of the eyes
- Difficulty breathing or swallowing
- Wait at least 10 minutes before using any other eye medication.
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Megabrom Eye Drop is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.