flurbiprofen - ophthalmic, Ocufen
GENERIC NAME: FLURBIPROFEN - OPHTHALMIC (flewr-BIH-pro-fen)
BRAND NAME(S): Ocufen
USES: This medication is used before certain types of eye surgery (such as cataract removal). It prevents the pupil of the eye from narrowing. This effect makes it easier for the doctor to examine the inside of the eye, to remove the cataract, and to replace it with a new lens. Flurbiprofen 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 medication may also be used after eye surgery to treat pain, swelling, and redness.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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