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Flupred 0.05% Eye Drop


Overview

Introduction

Flupred 0.05% Eye Drop belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used in the treatment of post-operative eye pain and inflammation. It is also used to relieve pain and swelling in the eyes caused by infection or allergy.

Flupred 0.05% Eye Drop should be used in the dose and duration as directed by your doctor. Never use it if the seal is broken before you use it for the first time. Wash your hands before using it and shake it well before each use. Make sure you remove contact lenses if you wear them and wait for at least 15 minutes before putting them back. Continue using it regularly to get the most benefit from it.

It may cause eye irritation, burning sensation, or watery eyes. These side effects are usually temporary and resolve with time. If your vision is blurred or you have other changes in sight for a short time, do not drive or operate other machines until your vision is clear. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should consult with your doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Flupred Ophthalmic Emulsion

Side effects of Flupred Ophthalmic Emulsion

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation
  • Watery eyes

How to use Flupred Ophthalmic Emulsion

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.

How Flupred Ophthalmic Emulsion works

Flupred 0.05% Eye Drop is a topical steroid (an 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).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Flupred 0.05% 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Flupred 0.05% Eye Drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
To reduce the amount of Flupred 0.05% 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
UNSAFE
Flupred 0.05% 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
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Flupred 0.05% Eye Drop
₹28.5/ml of Ophthalmic Emulsion
Diflusap Eye Drop
Sapient Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹20/ml of Ophthalmic Emulsion
save 30%
Diflucor Eye Drops
Ajanta Pharma Ltd
₹32.2/ml of Ophthalmic Emulsion
13% costlier

Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Flupred 0.05% Eye Drop to treat inflammation and pain associated with eye surgery.
  • Do not use Flupred 0.05% Eye Drop for more than the prescribed duration as it may cause glaucoma or secondary infection.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • 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.

Patient Concerns

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I had inflammation of conjunctiva so I was advised to use FLOSOFT eye drop. Now alternative to FLOSOFT what other eye drop can be used??????
Dr. Vishal Arora
Ophthalmology
alternative to flosoft would be FML T both Flosoft and FML T have steroid. Make sure you are using it for the right disease.
Repeated b/L eye inflammation ,redness and raw mess May be continued using of contact lenses How to get rid of the infection
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Stop using contact lenses. Use refresh tears eye drop. If not relieved better get examined
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Q. What is Flupred ophthalmic emulsion?

It is a solution in an emulsion form used to treat post-operative and post-infectious swelling and pain of the eyes.
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References
  1. Mayo Clinic. Difluprednate. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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