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Flurocot Eye Drop

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Primary uses of Flurocot Eye Drop

Inflammation of the eye
MRP
118
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Flurocot Eye Drop

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Uses of Flurocot Eye Drop

Flurocot Eye Drop is used in the treatment of inflammation of the eye.
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Flurocot Eye Drop side effects

Common

Increased intraocular pressure.

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How to use Flurocot 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 Flurocot Eye Drop works

Flurocot 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 Flurocot Eye Drop

Expert advice for Flurocot Eye Drop

  • Your doctor has prescribed Flurocot 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 Flurocot 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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Flurocot Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Flurocot Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flurocot 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.
Lactation
Flurocot 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 Flurocot 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
Flurocot 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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Flurocot Eye Drop

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Flurocot 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, Flurocot is not an antibiotic. Flurocot belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye
Yes, Flurocot is a steroid. Flurocot belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye
Flurocot is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Flurocot is a generic name. It is available in various trade names
Flurocot belongs to a group of medicines synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). Flurocot 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)
Flurocot 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 Flurocot 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 Flurocot with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Flurocot with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide, Premeal, Reepag, Q Repa
Flurocot with Nateglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide, Nateron
Flurocot with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon, Senzia, Rositus, Roglin, Avandia, Reglit
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