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Flurbitop Eye Drop

SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Flurbitop Eye Drop is a pain relieving medicine. It is used for treatment of postoperative eye pain and inflammation.

Always wash your hands before using Flurbitop Eye Drop. Use only the number of drops that your doctor has prescribed and wait for about five minutes between each drop. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using the drops and wait for at least 15 minutes before putting them back in. You should not touch the tip of the dropper or bottle. This may lead to infection.

The most common side effects are blurred vision, irritation or pain in the eye, and watery or dry eyes. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. However, if they persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know.

Before using this medicine, you should tell your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking. You should also tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or disorders. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult with their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Flurbitop Eye Drop

  • Treatment of Post-operative eye pain and inflammation

Side effects of Flurbitop Eye Drop

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Flurbitop

  • Eye discomfort
  • Burning sensation

How to use Flurbitop 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 Flurbitop Eye Drop works

Flurbitop 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).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Flurbitop 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
Flurbitop 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
Flurbitop 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 Flurbitop Eye Drop. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Propionic acid Derivatives
Habit Forming
No

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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FAQs

Q. Is Flurbitop safe?

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

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

No, Flurbitop is not a narcotic and it is not addictive. Flurbitop 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 Flurbitop FDA approved?

Yes, Flurbitop is FDA approved for treating pain and inflammation

Q. Is Flurbitop over-the-counter medicine?

No, Flurbitop 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 Flurbitop make you sleepy or drowsy/ high/ tired/ increase blood pressure?

Yes, Flurbitop 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 Flurbitop

Q. What does Flurbitop treat?

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

Q. Does Flurbitop affect birth control?

No, Flurbitop has no known effects on birth control

Q. Does Flurbitop have aspirin?

No, Flurbitop does not have aspirin. Flurbitop 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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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Via Appia Km. 65,561, 04013 Latina Scalo (LT), Italy
MRP
26.97
5 ml in 1 packet
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