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What is nepafenac?

Nepafenac is an eye drop that stops the body from releasing natural substances that lead to eye pain, swelling and redness. This medication is often prescribed following cataract surgery. It is in a category of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Nepafenac is available under the brand name Nevanac.

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