Diclofenac is a prescription medication that reduces swelling in the eye. Your vet may prescribe this powerful non-steroidal anti-inflammatory NSAID if your dog or cat has just undergone eye surgery.
Cataract Surgery: One drop of Diclofenac Sodium Ophthalmic Solution, 0.1% should be applied to the affected eye, 4 times daily beginning 24 hours after cataract surgery and continuing throughout the first 2 weeks of the post operative period.
Corneal Refractive Surgery: One or two Drops of Diclofenac Sodium Ophthalmic Solution, 0.1% should be applied to the operative eye within the hour prior to corneal refractive surgery. Within 15 minutes after surgery, one or two drops should be applied to the operative eye and continued 4 times daily for up to 3 days.
Indication & Usage: Diclofenac Sodium Ophthalmic Solution, is indicated for the treatment of postoperative inflammation in patients who have undergone cataract extraction and for the temporary relief of pain and photophobia in patients undergoing corneal refractive surgery.
- Reduces swelling and pain in the eye
- Eases sensitivity to light
- For dogs and cats
No know side effects
Diclofenac Sodium Ophthalmic Solution is contraindicated in patient who is hypersensitive to any component of the medication.
Store in a cool dry place. Store at 20° to 25° (68° to 77°) (see USP Controlled Room Temperature)
Dosage and Administration
It is important to read the package insert and follow your Veterinarian's prescription dosage and administration instructions for your pet.
The package insert is written for product use in people, but maybe helpful to you when giving the Diclofenac Sodium Solution/Drops to your pet.