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Flumet Eye Drop

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Primary uses of Flumet Eye Drop

Inflammation of the eye
5 ml in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Flumet Eye Drop


Uses of Flumet Eye Drop

Flumet Eye Drop is used in the treatment of inflammation of the eye.

Flumet Eye Drop side effects


Side Effects of Flumet are Eye irritation, Burning sensation, Watery eyes.


How to use Flumet 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 Flumet Eye Drop works

Flumet 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 Flumet Eye Drop

Expert advice for Flumet Eye Drop

  • Your doctor has prescribed Flumet Eye Drop 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 Flumet Eye Drop 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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Flumet Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Flumet Eye Drop
No interaction found/established
Flumet 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.
Flumet 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 Flumet 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.
Flumet Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

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Frequently asked questions about Flumet Eye Drop

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Flumet 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, Flumet is not an antibiotic. Flumet belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye
Yes, Flumet is a steroid. Flumet belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye
Flumet is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Flumet is a generic name. It is available in various trade names
Flumet belongs to a group of medicines synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). Flumet 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)
Flumet 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 Flumet may vary depending upon the brand prescribed to you.Please read the instruction on the package for the correct price of the product.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Flumet with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Flumet with Rosiglitazone
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon, Senzia, Rositus, Roglin, Avandia, Reglit
Flumet with Nateglinide
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide, Nateron
Flumet with Repaglinide
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide, Premeal, Reepag, Q Repa

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