Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
Unless your doctor tells you otherwise, start using this medicine 1 day before your surgery. Continue using the eyedrops for up to 2 weeks after surgery.
Shake the eye drops well just before each use.
To use the eye drops: Hold the dropper close to your eye with the other hand. Drop the correct number of drops into the pocket made between your lower lid and eyeball. Gently close your eyes. Place your index finger over the inner corner of your eye for 1 minute. Do not rinse or wipe the dropper or allow it to touch anything, including your eye. Put the cap on the bottle right away. Keep the bottle upright when you are not using it.
Do not use this medicine while you are wearing contact lenses. Keep using any other eye medicines your doctor tells you to use.
Wash your hands with soap and water before and after using this medicine.
If a dose is missed:
If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of the used medicine container and any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment. You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.
Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding, or if you have diabetes, dry eyes, or a bleeding disorder such as hemophilia.
Tell your doctor if you are allergic to aspirin or other NSAIDs such as diclofenac, etodolac, ibuprofen, indomethacin, nabumetone, naproxen, piroxicam, Advil®, Aleve®, Bextra®, Celebrex®, Ecotrin®, Feldene®, Motrin®, Relafen®, or Voltaren®.