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Manufacturer : CIP-CIPLA LTD
Composition : FLUOROMETHOLONE-0.1% W/V
Dose Form : DROPS
Description : FLOMEX EYE DROP
Route Of Administration : OPTHALMIC
Pack : 1
Drug Ingredient Information


Information for patients
Drug Information •FLUOROMETHOLONE contains fluorometholone, a steroid that reduces irritation, burning, redness and swelling of eye inflammation. Uses FLUOROMETHOLONE is used to treat eye inflammation in certain parts of the eye.
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Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug Tell your doctor: (a)If you have ever suffered from any other eye problem, particularly infection, that required treatment from a doctor or specialist. (b) If you are pregnant or breastfeeding. (c) If you are taking any other medication, whether it has been purchased from a chemist or pharmacist, or prescribed for you by a doctor. (d) If you are allergic to the preservative benzalkonium chloride or any of the other ingredients, as FLUOROMETHOLONE should not be used. (e) If you wear soft (hydrophilic) contact lenses. (The preservative benzalkonium chloride can permanently damage this type of lens.) (f) If you are suffering from viral, fungal or severe bacterial eye infection or tuberculosis of the eye. In these cases FLUOROMETHOLONE should not be used. Please also tell your doctor if you have a history of these conditions. The safety and effectiveness in children under 2 years of age have not been shown. The pressure within your eye should be checked frequently while taking FLUOROMETHOLONE.
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Drug Drug Interactions If you are taking any other medication, whether it has been purchased from a chemist or pharmacist, or prescribed for you by a doctor.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
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How to take the Medicine
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Drug quanitty One to two drops of FLUOROMETHOLONE are usually used two to four times daily. It should not normally be used for longer than one week without review by your doctor. During the first two days of treatment you may be asked to apply the drops every hour. Follow the instructions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain anything that you do not understand. Do not use this medicine more or less often, or for a longer period, than you are told to by your doctor or pharmacist. Do not stop using FLUOROMETHOLONE until your doctor tells you to. FLUOROMETHOLONE is not recommended for use in children under 2 years of age.
Drug Dose FLUOROMETHOLONE comes as eye drops. Your prescription label tells you how many drops to use at each dose. Apply your eye drops in the following way: 1.Shake the bottle well before use. 2.Tilt your head back and look at the ceiling. 3.Gently pull the lower eyelid down until there is a small pocket. 4.Squeeze the upturned dropper bottle to release a drop into your eye. 5.Release the lower lid, and close your eye for 30 seconds. Avoid touching the dropper tip against your eye or anything else. Replace and tighten the cap straight after use. The proper application of your eye drops is very important. If you have any questions ask your doctor or pharmacist
Excess Drug Consumption If you accidentally place too many drops in your eye(s), wash the eye(s) with water.FLUOROMETHOLONE Suspension The application of too many drops is, however, unlikely to lead to unwanted side-effects.If the medicine is drunk by accident, contact your doctor.
Forgot Drug Consumption If you forget to apply a dose apply it as soon as you remember and then apply any remaining doses for that day at evenly spaced intervals. If, however, it is almost time for your next dose, you should omit the missed dose altogether and then follow your normal routine.
Stop Drug Consumption Do not stop the drug untill your doctor says you to do so.
Possible Side Effects
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Common Drug Side Effects As with all medicines, FLUOROMETHOLONE can cause unwanted effects in some users. You may experience mild stinging and/or burning when the drops are applied and temporary blurred vision. You may possibly experience thinning of the skin and the appearance of fine red lines on the face, formation of cataracts and poorer vision. You should see your doctor if these effects prove troublesome or if they are long-lasting. If you experience pressure or pain in the eye you should see your doctor at once. Possible causes of pain and pressure in the eye are i.e. eye infection or glaucoma (raised pressure within the eye). You should also see your doctor if you experience any other unusual or unexpected effects.
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How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep the bottle in a safe place out of the reach of children. Do not store above 25°C (room temperature). Do not freeze. Warnings Do not use the product if the tamper-proof seal on the bottle is broken. The product should not be used after the expiry date. (This is printed on both the label on the bottle and on the bottom of the carton that the bottle is packed in.) Throw the bottle away 28 days after opening, even if there is solution remaining.

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