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Generic name: BromfenacBrand names: Xibrom

Why is Xibrom prescribed?

Xibrom is an eye solution used to treat the inflammation and pain that occur after cataract surgery.

Most important fact about Xibrom

Xibrom, like other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), may increase the amount of time needed for the eye to heal. It also may increase ocular bleeding (bleeding in the eye).

How should you take Xibrom?

Squeeze one drop of Xibrom solution into the affected eye twice daily.

  • Storage instructions...Store at room temperature.

What side effects may occur?

Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Xibrom.

  • Side effects may include:Headache, irritation, itchiness, pain, redness of the eye

Why should Xibrom not be prescribed?

Do not use Xibrom if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.

Special warnings about Xibrom

Avoid using Xibrom while wearing contact lenses.

Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Xibrom. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you have had other problems with your eyes, including if it has resulted in surgery.

Special information if you are pregnant or breastfeeding

The effects of Xibrom during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Talk with your doctor before taking Xibrom if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

Recommended dosage for Xibrom


One drop of Xibrom should be put into the affected eye 2 times per day, beginning 24 hours after surgery. Treatment with Xibrom should continue for 2 weeks after surgery.


Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately.

  • Xibrom Prescribing Information (FDA)
  • Xibrom Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
  • Xibrom MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
  • Xibrom Consumer Overview

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