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What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking diclofenac eye drops if you have:
 
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Had multiple eye surgeries in a short period of time
  • Dry eyes
  • Bleeding problems (or are taking a blood-thinning medication)
  • Any allergies, including allergies to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Diclofenac Eye Drops to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

Dosing Information for Diclofenac Eye Drops

The dose of diclofenac eye drops your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on the type of eye surgery. As always, do not adjust this amount unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Diclofenac Eye Drops Dosage for more information.)
 

Drug Interactions

Diclofenac eye drops can potentially interact with several other medications (see Drug Interactions With Diclofenac Eye Drops).
 
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