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Flubifen Eye Drop


Overview

Introduction of Flubifen Eye Drop

Flubifen Eye Drop is a pain relieving medicine. It is used for treating post operative eye pain and inflammation.

Flubifen Eye Drop should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. You must wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water to avoid contamination. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. The dropper tip should not come in direct contact with your eyes or skin as there are chances of infection. Wipe off extra liquid. Please consult your doctor if your symptoms do not get better.

Burning sensation and eye discomfort might be seen as side effects in some patients. It is potentially unsafe to be used in pregnancy and nursing mothers. Kindly consult your doctor.

Flubifen Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Eye discomfort
  • Burning sensation

How to use Flubifen 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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Flubifen Eye Drop works

Flubifen Eye Drop is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Flubifen Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Flubifen Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Flubifen Eye Drop is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Flubifen Eye Drop may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Undesirable effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and visual disturbances are possible after taking Flubifen Eye Drop. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, to avoid contaminating the eye drops.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision. Use caution before driving or using machines.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Flubifen

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FAQs

Q. Is Flubifen safe?

Flubifen is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Flubifen narcotic/ addictive/ does Flubifen thin blood (work as a blood thinner)?

No, Flubifen is not a narcotic and it is not addictive. Flubifen has no known effects on blood thinning

Q. Is flurbiprofen stronger than ibuprofen/ like/ same as ibuprofen/ a painkiller/ Ansaid?

Flurbiprofen belongs to a group of medicines called NSAID like ibuprofen. The effects of both are comparable. Flurbiprofen is a painkiller and used to treat pain and inflammation. Ansaid is a trade name of the active medicine flurbiprofen

Q. Is Flubifen FDA approved?

Yes, Flubifen is FDA approved for treating pain and inflammation

Q. Is Flubifen over-the-counter medicine?

No, Flubifen is a prescription medicine. It will be given to you if you produce a prescription by your doctor

Q. Can I take flurbiprofen with ibuprofen/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?

Ibuprofen and paracetamol are all drugs that belong to the same group of medicines as flurbiprofen i.e. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and therefore, concomitant use of two or more NSAIDs (including aspirin) may increase the risk of adverse effects. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used

Q. Does Flubifen make you sleepy or drowsy/ high/ tired/ increase blood pressure?

Yes, Flubifen may make you feel sleepy or drowsy, tired, raise/ increase your blood pressure. It is not known if it makes one feel high. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use for Flubifen

Q. What does Flubifen treat?

Flubifen belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation

Q. Does Flubifen affect birth control?

No, Flubifen has no known effects on birth control

Q. Does Flubifen have aspirin?

No, Flubifen does not have aspirin. Flubifen is active molecule similar to aspirin and both belong to same group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

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References
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