Ophthalmic NSAID gains expanded indication

February 6, 2006

The FDA has approved ISTA's supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Xibrom (bromfenac topical ophthalmic solution) 0.09%, expanding Xibrom's indications to include the treatment of pain following cataract surgery. Xibrom, a topical, twice-daily NSAID, was originally approved by the FDA in March 2005 for the treatment of ocular inflammation following cataract surgery.

The FDA has approved ISTA's supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Xibrom (bromfenac topical ophthalmic solution) 0.09%, expanding Xibrom's indications to include the treatment of pain following cataract surgery. Xibrom, a topical, twice-daily NSAID, was originally approved by the FDA in March 2005 for the treatment of ocular inflammation following cataract surgery.