diclofenac - ophthalmic, Voltaren
GENERIC NAME: DICLOFENAC - OPHTHALMIC (dye-KLOE-fen-ak)
BRAND NAME(S): Voltaren
USES: This medication is used to treat swelling (inflammation) of the eye after cataract surgery. It is also used after another type of eye surgery (corneal refractive surgery) to temporarily relieve pain and sensitivity of the eye to light. Diclofenac belongs to a class of drugs known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This drug may also be used to treat swelling from other eye conditions due to inflammation or injury.
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