TITLE

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS, NONSTEROIDAL (NSAIDs) (Ophthalmic)

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012;2008, p118
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs which are used during eye surgery and for the treatment of eye itching. The dosage and usage information is provided. The possible adverse reactions or side effects of the drug, warnings, and precautions are discussed. Possible interaction of the drug with other drugs is also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
31714938

 

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