Flosef 1mg Eye Drop

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5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Flosef Eye Drop

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Uses of Flosef Eye Drop

Flosef 1mg Eye Drop is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and eye disorders.
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Side effects of Flosef Eye Drop

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Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Dilation of the pupil of the eye, Behavioural changes, Cataract, Increased glucose level in blood.

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How to use Flosef 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 Flosef Eye Drop works

Fluorometholone belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). Fluorometholone binds to its receptors and controls the production of certain chemicals that mediate inflammation in the body, thereby inhibiting the inflammatory reactions (such as swelling, fibrin [type of protein involved in clotting process] deposition, capillary dilatation, phagocyte [large white blood cells that can swallow and digest microbes and other foreign particles] migration)..

In Depth Information on Flosef Eye Drop

Expert advice for Flosef Eye Drop

  • Do not take eye drops containing corticosteroids such as fluorometholone for longer than a week unless advised and supervised by a specialist doctor.
  • Consult your doctor before discontinuing fluorometholone treatment.
  • Do not use fluorometholone eye drops while you are wearing contact lenses. Do not use contact lenses for at least 10-15 minutes after using fluorometholone in the eye. 
  • Temporary blurred vision or other visual disturbances may affect the ability to drive or use machines. If blurred vision occurs at instillation of fluorometholone eye drops, wait until the vision clears before driving or using machinery.
  • If you are concomitantly using other eye drops or eye ointment medicines with fluorometholone, leave at least 5 minutes between each medicine.
  • Avoid using fluorometholone, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Flosef 1mg Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flosef 1mg 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
Flosef 1mg 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 Flosef 1mg 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
Flosef 1mg 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
Flosef 1mg Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flosef 1mg Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Flosef 1mg Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flosef 1mg Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flosef 1mg Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Fluorometholone

Flosef 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, Flosef is not an antibiotic. Flosef belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye
Yes, Flosef is a steroid. Flosef belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye
Flosef may be available over-the-counter, however, always follow the advice of your doctor regarding its use
Flosef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Flosef is a generic name. It is available in various trade names
Flosef belongs to a group of medicines synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). Flosef 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)
Flosef once instilled the eye begins its action
Flosef 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 Flosef 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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