What is Profenac Eye?
Profenac Eye Drops is used for Relief of the pain of osteoarthritis of knees and hands and other conditions. Profenac Eye Drops may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Profenac Eye Drops contains Diclofenac as an active ingredient.
Profenac Eye Drops works by blocking the action of enzyme cyclooxygenase, which is required for the biosynthesis of prostaglandins.
Uses of Profenac Eye Drop
Profenac Eye Drop online is used in rheumatic pain, muscle pain, arthralgia and musculo-skeletal pain.
How to use Profenac Eye Drop
Buy Profenac Eye Drop is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.
How Profenac Eye Drop works
Profenac Eye Drop is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling) in the eye.
Missed Dose instructions
The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for the next dose.
A doctor should be contacted immediately if an overdose of Profenac 0.1% Eye Drop is suspected. Signs and symptoms of overdose include rashes on the skin, confusion, pain in the chest, blurred vision etc.
Profenac Eye Drops – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Profenac Eye Drops. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Application site dermatitis
- Application site pruritus
- Application site erythema
- Application site paresthesia
- Application site dryness
- Application site vesicles
- Application site irritation
- Application site papules
- How long the duration of effect?
The effect typically lasts for an average of 1-2 hours. However, the time might vary depending upon the dosage form administered.
- what is the onset of action?
The effect can be observed within 10-30 minutes of consumption. Note: Potassium salts of Diclofenac act faster than the Sodium salts as they are absorbed faster from the Gastro-Intestinal Tract.