Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop

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Composition for Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Inflammation of the eye
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5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Flarex Eye Drop

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Uses of Flarex Eye Drop

Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop is used in the treatment of inflammation of the eye.
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Side effects of Flarex Eye Drop

Common

Increased intraocular pressure.

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How to use Flarex Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Flarex Eye Drop works

Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop is a topical steroid ( anti-inflammatory medicine ). It works by stopping the release of certain natural substances in the eye that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Flarex Eye Drop

Expert advice for Flarex Eye Drop

  • Your doctor has prescribed Flarex for the relief of pain and inflammation in the eye.
  • Do not use for more than a week except under an eye specialist's close observation as it may cause glaucoma or secondary infection.
  • Notify your doctor if you recently had herpes or chicken pox. 
  • Take care to prevent contact of eye dispenser with eye, eyelid, eyelashes, or finger to avoid infection.
  • Avoid wearing contact lenses after surgery and while using Flarex.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

To reduce the amount of Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
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Driving
Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision
for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patient
s with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patient
s with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flarex 0.1% w/v Eye Drop

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Flarex is used for treat inflammation of parts of conjunctiva; relives redness and itching. It must not be used for undiagnosed red eye condition. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding its use
No, Flarex is not an antibiotic. Flarex belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye
Yes, Flarex is a steroid. Flarex belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye
Flarex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Flarex is a generic name. It is available in various trade names
Flarex belongs to a group of medicines synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). Flarex binds to its receptors and controls the production of certain chemicals that mediate infections in the body, thereby inhibiting the inflammatory reactions (such as swelling, fibrin deposition, capillary dilatation, phagocyte migration)
Flarex is used to treat inflammation of parts of conjunctiva such as the palpebral conjunctive (a clear membrane, which coats the inside of the eyelids.) and bulbar conjunctiva (a clear membrane of the eye, which covers the outer surface of the eye)
The price of Flarex may vary depending upon the brand prescribed to you.Please read the instruction on the package for the correct price of the product.
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