SEP 2011

EyeWorld is the official news magazine of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.

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360 45 90 135 180 225 270 315 WHERE DO YOU GO FOR NSAID EFFICACY? 1. IMS Health, IMS National Prescription Audit™, February 2010 to January 2011 © 2011 Alcon, Inc. 3/11 NPF11500JAD Go to the #1 dispensed NSAID drop among ophthalmologists 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE: NEVANAC ® ophthalmic suspension is a nonsteroidal, anti-infl ammatory prodrug indicated for the treatment of pain and infl ammation associated with cataract surgery. DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION: One drop of NEVANAC ® ophthalmic suspension should be applied to the affected eye(s) three-times-daily beginning 1 day prior to cataract surgery, continued on the day of surgery and through the fi rst 2 weeks of the postoperative period. IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: CONTRAINDICATIONS: Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in the formula or to other NSAIDs. WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS: • Increased bleeding time due to increased thrombocyte aggregation • Delayed healing • Corneal effects including keratitis ADVERSE REACTIONS: Most common adverse reactions (5% to 10%) are capsular opacity, decreased visual acuity, foreign body sensation, increased intraocular pressure, and sticky sensation.

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