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(Fluorometholone acetate)

Formulation : Eye Solution, non-oral

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Flarex /Fluorometholone acetate used for?

Flarex is a steroidal medicine that is used to reduce inflammation in the eyes that may have been caused by injury, surgery, or infection.

How should Flarex /Fluorometholone acetate be stored?

This medication should be stored at room temperature, in an area protected from moisture and cold.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Flarex/Fluorometholone acetate ?

Flarex should be taken exactly as prescribed. When taking Flarex, follow the directions on the prescription label. Wash hands before taking eye drops.

When should Flarex /Fluorometholone acetate not be taken?

Do not use this medication if you are allergic to any of its contents. If you have any type of viral or fungal eye infection, ocular herpes, tuberculosis, or an untreated infection in your eye or elsewhere, including chickenpox, it taking Flavex is not recommended.

What precautions should I follow when taking Flarex /Fluorometholone acetate ?

Before taking Flavex, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, have any medical conditions including herpes, or if you are taking any other steroidal medications. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, notify your doctor, as taking Flarex may have side effects on an unborn baby.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Flarex /Fluorometholone acetate ?

When taking Flavex, take contact lenses out, and wait fifteen minutes before putting them back in. Do not allow the tip of the eyedropper to become contaminated by letting it come into contact with your hands or eyes. If your dropper becomes contaminated, call your doctor for a new prescription.

When should Flarex /Fluorometholone acetate not be taken?

Severe side effects include: pain behind your eyes, sudden vision changes, severe headache; sudden eye irritation; blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around lights; or signs of new eye infection, such as swelling, draining, or crusti

Common and less serious side effects may include: increased sensitivity to light; or mild stinging, burning, itching, or irritation in your eyes.