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    Fluoroscein

    Information about Fluoroscein

    Fluoroscein uses

    Fluoroscein is used in eye examination.

    How fluoroscein works

    Fluoroscein temporarily gives color to the white part of the eye helping the doctor to examine the eye.

    Common side effects of fluoroscein

    Nausea, Allergic skin rash, Cough, Dizziness, Headache, Running nose, Sneezing, Vomiting

    Available Medicine for Fluoroscein

    Expert advice for Fluoroscein

    • Inform your doctor about your allergic experiences, currents medical conditions such as diabetes, heart diseases and information of concomitant medications.
    • Seek immediate medical attention in case of any suspected allergic reaction such as redness and itching of eye, swelling around the eye, itchy skin rash or difficulty in breathing.
    • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as fluorescein eye drops may cause temporary blurred vision.
    • Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to fluorescein or to any other such diagnostic dyes.
    • Do not consume this drug if you wear soft contact lenses, suffer from asthma or any such allergic disorder.
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.


    Content on this page was last updated on 07 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)