Before using difluprednate eye drops,
tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to difluprednate, other steroid medications, or any other medications, or any of the ingredients in difluprednate eye drops. Ask your pharmacist for a list of the ingredients.
tell your doctor and pharmacist what other prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects.
if you are using another eyedrop medication, use the eye medications at least 10 minutes apart.
tell your doctor if you currently have an any type of eye infection. Your doctor will probably tell you not to use difluprednate eye drops.
tell your doctor if you have or have ever had glaucoma (condition in which increased pressure in the eye can lead to gradual loss of vision) or herpes simplex virus (a virus that causes sores to form on the face, lips, genitals, and rectum and can also cause eye infections.)
tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while using difluprednate eye drops, call your doctor.
tell your doctor if you wear contact lenses. Your doctor may tell you that you should not wear contact lenses during your treatment with difluprednate eye drops.
you should know that difluprednate eye drops may slow healing after surgery, increase the risk of certain complications after cataract surgery, and increase your chances of getting an eye infection or worsen an infection that you already have. Call your doctor right away if your pain and swelling do not improve or if you have any of the following symptoms: eye redness, itching, tearing, or discharge; feeling that something is in your eye; seeing floating spots; sensitivity to light; or red, swollen, or crusty eyelids.