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What should I know about diclofenac ophthalmic drops before using them?

Before using diclofenac ophthalmic drops, you should know that you should not wear soft contact lenses - with the exception of special bandage type lenses designed for use after surgery - while you are using the drops. You should also tell your doctor if you are allergic to any medications, particularly non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Your doctor should also know if you have a blood clotting or bleeding disorder, diabetes, arthritis, glaucoma, dry-eye syndrome or have undergone recent eye surgery.

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