Bromday

Generic Name: Bromfenac

  • What is Bromday?

    Bromday is used for the treatment of inflammation and pain associated with cataract surgery.

  • What is the most important information I should know about Bromday?

    A history of reactions to other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, like aspirin, makes a reaction to Bromday more likely.

    Bromday may cause an inflammation of the cornea (the clear tissue over the pupil of the eye). This can lead to sight-threatening breakdown of the cornea.

    Bromday may slow or delay healing after surgery.

  • Who should not take Bromday?

    Do not use Bromday if you are allergic to sulfites or any of its ingredients.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Bromday?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Bromday. Also, talk to your doctor about you complete medical history, especially if you have any eye disorders, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, or are prone to bleeding. If you wear contact lenses, let your doctor know right away.

  • What is the usual dosage?

    The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.

    Adults: Apply one drop to the affected eye(s) once a day. Begin 1 day prior to cataract surgery, continue on the day of surgery, and through the first 14 days after surgery.

  • How should I take Bromday?

    Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you use other eye medications, apply the other medications at least 5 minutes apart.

  • What should I avoid while taking Bromday?

    Do not apply Bromday while wearing contact lenses.

    To avoid contamination, do not touch the dropper tip to the eye or any other surface.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Bromday?

    If Bromday is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is important to check with your doctor before combining Bromday with any other medication.

  • What are the possible side effects of Bromday?

    Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

    Side effects may include: abnormal sensation in eye, eye burning/stinging, eye inflammation, eye itching, eye pain, eye redness, headache

  • Can I receive Bromday if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    The effects of Bromday during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of Bromday?

    If you miss a dose of Bromday, apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply two doses at once.

  • How should I store Bromday?

    Store at room temperature.