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Flomex Eye Drop

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Composition for Flomex Eye Drop

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Primary uses of Flomex Eye Drop

Inflammation of the eye
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Medicine Overview of Flomex Eye Drop

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Uses of Flomex Eye Drop

Flomex Eye Drop is used in the treatment of inflammation of the eye.
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Flomex Eye Drop side effects

Common

Increased intraocular pressure.

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How to use Flomex 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 Flomex Eye Drop works

Flomex 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 Flomex Eye Drop

Expert advice for Flomex Eye Drop

  • Your doctor has prescribed Flomex to treat inflammation (redness and swelling) of the eye due to allergy or after Lasik surgery.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not use Flomex for more than the prescribed duration as it may cause glaucoma or secondary infection.
  • It acts mainly on the surface of the eye and does not increase eye pressure as much as other steroid medications.
  • May require frequent follow ups with the doctor to monitor side effects.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
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Flomex Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Flomex Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flomex 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.
Lactation
Flomex 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 Flomex 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.
Driving
Flomex Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
Flomex Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flomex Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Flomex Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flomex Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Flomex Eye Drop

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Flomex 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, Flomex is not an antibiotic. Flomex belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye
Yes, Flomex is a steroid. Flomex belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye
Flomex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Flomex is a generic name. It is available in various trade names
Flomex belongs to a group of medicines synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). Flomex 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)
Flomex 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 Flomex 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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