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Bromday® (bromfenac ophthalmic solution) is prescribed to adults who have cataract surgery. This medicated eye drop is used to help reduce eye pain and inflammation that can occur with this surgery. However, this medicine is not suitable for everyone.
Are there any substitutes for Bromday? The active ingredient in Bromday, bromfenac, is also found in other medications, including Prolensa® and Xibrom®. Both of these medicines are also approved to treat swelling and pain from cataract surgery.
There are also several other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NDAIDs) eye drops that are used to treat swelling and pain after eye surgery. These include:
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed May 9, 2013.
Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ. Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 8th ed. Philadelphia (PA): Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2008.
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