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Flupred 0.05% Sterile Eye Drop


Overview

Flupred Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation
  • Watery eyes

How to use Flupred 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 Flupred Eye Drop works

Flupred 0.05% Sterile 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).

Flupred Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flupred 0.05% Sterile Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Flupred 0.05% Sterile 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 Flupred 0.05% Sterile 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
Flupred 0.05% Sterile 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.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Flupred 0.05% Sterile Eye Drop to treat inflammation and pain associated with eye surgery.
  • Do not use Flupred 0.05% Sterile 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

Questions Related to Flupred

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Repeated b/L eye inflammation ,redness and raw messMay be continued using of contact lensesHow to get rid of the infection
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Stop using contact lenses. Use refresh tears eye drop. If not relieved better get examined
Eye inflammation, continuous water flow
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Use eyedrop refresh tears 4 times a day. Get your eye examination by doctor also
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FAQs

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
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Flupred 0.05% Sterile Eye Drop. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
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