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Published: 9/2015

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
DICLOD OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION 0.1%
 Active ingredient:
Diclofenac sodium
 Dosage form:
colorless to faint yellow and limpid ophthalmic solution, (cap) clear blue
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses inflammation by suppressing the production of prostaglandin, a causal substance of inflammation.
It is usually used to prevent post-surgical inflammation and complications during/after surgery in cataract surgery.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you wear contact lenses.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, apply 1 drop at a time, 4 times (3 hours, 2 hours, 1 hour, and 30 minutes) before eye surgery and 3 times a day after eye surgery. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Make sure not to let the tip of the container touch any part of your eye.
  • If the medicine gets on your eyelids, wipe it off immediately.
  • If you need to use other eye drops at the same time, wait more than 5 minutes.
  • If you miss a dose, apply the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule. You should not apply two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally apply more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop applying this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include diffuse superficial keratitis (sandy feeling in eyes, eye pain, watery eyes) and corneal erosion (foreign-body sensation in the eye, sensitivity to light). If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • hives, angioedema, respiratory distress [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • extremely severe eye pain, reduced visual acuity [corneal ulcer, corneal perforation]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Put this medicine in the accompanying bag and store it in the refrigerator (under 10 degrees Celsius).
  • You may store it in room temperature (1 to 30 degrees Celsius) after opening (or store in the refrigerator).
  • Discard the remainder 4 weeks after opening. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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