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Drug Interactions With Flurbiprofen Ophthalmic

More Detail on Drug Interactions With Flurbiprofen Ophthalmic

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when flurbiprofen ophthalmic is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Acetylcholine Chloride
There have been reports that acetylcholine chloride was not effective when used in people who also received flurbiprofen ophthalmic. Acetylcholine chloride is an eye medication used during certain eye surgeries when the surgeon needs to constrict the pupil.
 
Carbachol
There have been reports that carbachol was not effective when used in people treated with flurbiprofen ophthalmic. Carbachol is an eye medication used during certain eye surgeries to constrict the pupil. It is also used to lower high pressure in the eye due to glaucoma.
 
Medications That Thin the Blood
The manufacturer of flurbiprofen ophthalmic recommends it be used cautiously in combination with medications that can cause bleeding, such as anticoagulant or antiplatelet medications. This is because combinations such as these could theoretically increase the risk for serious bleeding problems. The actual risk of this reaction is relatively low, as flurbiprofen ophthalmic is an eye drop. However, because all of the potential risks cannot be ruled out, it is a good idea to let your healthcare provider know if you are taking an anticoagulant or antiplatelet before using flurbiprofen ophthalmic.
 
Steroid Eye Medications
Flurbiprofen ophthalmic can cause slow healing, especially when used in combination with steroid eye drops. Let your healthcare provider know if you are currently using a steroid eye drop before you use flurbiprofen ophthalmic.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all flurbiprofen ophthalmic drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.
 

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