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Concise Prescribing Info
Corticosteroid-responsive inflammation of the palpebral & bulbar conjunctiva, cornea & anterior segment of the globe.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Instill 1-2 drops in conjunctival sac bd to qds. Dose may be adjusted depending on age & severity of symptoms.
Hypersensitivity to fluorometholone or to other corticosteroids. Viral diseases of the cornea & conjunctiva, including epithelial herpes simplex keratitis, vaccinia, & varicella, & mycobacterial infection of the eye & fungal diseases of ocular structures.
Special Precautions
Glaucoma w/ damage to the optic nerve, defects in visual acuity & fields of vision, & posterior subcapsular cataract formation; suppressed immune response & increased hazard of secondary ocular infections in prolonged use. Corneal & scleral thinning w/c may lead to perforation. May mask or enhance untreated acute purulent infections of the eye. Monitor IOP if used for ≥10 days. Glaucoma. May delay healing & increase incidence of bleb formation after cataract surgery. Reevaluate patient if signs & symptoms fail to improve after 2 days. Fungal infection of the cornea may develop w/ long term use; suspect fungal invasion in any persistent corneal ulceration. Discontinue use if inflammation or pain persists longer than 48 hr, or becomes aggravated. Do not let the bottle tip to touch the eyelids or any surface to avoid contamination. May spread infection if used by >1 person. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <2 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Increased IOP, glaucoma, optic nerve damage, posterior subcapsular cataract formation & delayed wound healing. Acute uveitis, & perforation of the globe. Keratitis, conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, mydriasis, conjunctival hyperemia, loss of accommodation & ptosis. Secondary ocular infection (bacterial, fungal & viral); fungal & viral infections of the cornea.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
S01BA07 - fluorometholone ; Belongs to the class of corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of inflammation of the eye.
Tolon eye drops 1 mg/mL
5 mL x 1's
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