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Formulation : Eye Drops

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(Generic alternative to FML)

Formulation : Eye Drops

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What is FML /Fluoromethalone used for?

FML is used to treat inflammation of the eye and eyelid.

How should FML /Fluoromethalone be stored?

Store at a room temperature away from heat.

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 FML/Fluoromethalone ?

Use this medication exactly as you have been prescribed to. You may be advised to remove your contact lenses for the duration of your use of FML. Always wash your hands before applying the eye drops. Do not allow the applicator tip of this medication to touch any part of your eye. If you have been prescribed more than one drop per eye wait at least five minutes before drops into the same eye.

When should FML /Fluoromethalone not be taken?

If you have allergies to any other medication containing fluoromethalone, do not use this medication. If the infections in your eye are bacterial, viral, or fungal infections do not use this medication.

What precautions should I follow when taking FML /Fluoromethalone ?

Only wear contact lenses that you have had previously okayed by your doctor.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking FML /Fluoromethalone ?

Do not use this medication for longer than you have been prescribed. Overuse of this medication is dangerous and can potentially damage your eye, cause glaucoma or the formation of cataracts. Using steroids (FML) may cause holes when used while the patient has a disease causing the cornea to thin or the sclera to become thinner.

When should FML /Fluoromethalone not be taken?

Severe: Severe allergic reaction, changes in vision, continuing blurred vision, discharge from eyes, eye pain/itching/redness/swelling/irritation worse than prior to using FML.

Common: Blurred vision; taste changes; temporary burning or stinging.

Other: None.

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