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Information on Xibrom

Xibrom comes from the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and it blocks the production of prostaglandin which is in charge of causing inflammatory conditions in the human body. Xibrom comes in the form of eye drops and is commonly used for the treatment of pain and swelling associated with post-surgery cataract treatment.

It can only be obtained with a prescription. This medicament should always be used according to the prescription in order to avoid overdose or a treatment which lasts longer than it is required. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid using this medication unless advised by a doctor to do so. A missed dose should be skip and should never be made up by using additional amounts of medication.

Persons who use steroids should also avoid using Xibrom. An Xibrom overdose can be recognized by certain symptoms such as allergic reactions, swollen throat, hives, swollen tongue, difficulty breathing, swollen lips or swollen face.

Those who are allergic to bromfenac should avoid using this medication. Also, people who suffer from asthma, bleeding disorders, diabetes, drug allergies, rheumatoid arthritis, dry eye syndrome and those who had an eye surgery should avoid using Xibrom.

Side Effects

Xibrom can sometimes cause certain side effects which can be minor or severe, depending on the affected person. The treatment of postoperative inflammation by using Xibrom can sometimes cause certain ocular side effects such as abnormal sensations in the eye, iritis, conjunctival hyperemia, headache, eye irritation, eye redness, eye pruritus and eye pain.

Some rare cases have also included corneal erosion, epithelial breakdown, corneal thinning and corneal perforation. If any of the minor side effects of Xibrom such as eye burning, unusual feeling in the eye, irritation, headache, itching, swelling, pain, stinging, or redness do occur one should consult the doctor.

The doctor may insist that the treatment must be stopped but in some cases the doctor may just readjust the dosage in order to avoid the aforementioned side effects.

If any of those side effects occur in a more severe fashion, the patient must seek immediate medical attention. Severe side effects of Xibrom may or may not include severe allergic reactions, vision changes, rash, unusual bleeding of the eye, hives, swelling, itching, stinging, difficulty breathing, redness, tightness in the chest, irritation, swollen mouth, severe eye burning, swollen face, swollen tongue or swollen lips.

Certain medical conditions such as corneal complications can sometimes be related to the use of bromfenal ophthalmic solution.

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