Flu Oph

Flu Oph

fluorometholone

Manufacturer:

Seng Thai

Distributor:

Sang Thai
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Fluorometholone.
Description
Each mL of Flu Oph eye drops contains Fluorometholone 1 mg (0.1%).
Action
Fluorometholone is a synthetic corticosteroid and is used by topical application in inflammatory of the eye. It has a local anti-inflammatory action which is approximately 40 times greater than that of hydrocortisone. It decreases inflammation by inhibiting phospholipase A2 and the chemotactic migration of leukocytes into the focus of inflammation.
Indications/Uses
For the treatment of non-infectious allergy inflammation of the conjunctiva, cornea, anterior segment of the eye ball.
Post operative state after operation for squint, cataract and glaucoma.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Shake the bottle well and instill 1-2 drops into the conjunctival sac(s) 2-4 times a day. During the first 24-48 hours, the dosage may be increased to 2 drops every 2 hours.
Contraindications
Tuberculosis of the eye.
Fungal disease of the ocular structures.
Acute superficial herpes simplex keratitis, vaccinia, varicella.
Viral disease of the cornea and conjunctiva.
Hypersensitivity to Fluorometholone.
Acute untreated purulent ocular infections.
Warnings
Do not let the dropping nozzle (tip) contact with anything eg, fingers, eyeball, eyelash, eyelids etc., as the germs may contaminated the content.
Always replace the cap immediately after use.
Do not use longer than 1 month after first opening.
Special Precautions
Prolonged use may result in increase intraocular pressure, glaucoma, damage to the optic nerve, defects in visual acuity and fields of vision, posterior subcapsular cataract formation.
Adverse Reactions
Increased intraocular pressure (Magnitude of increase depends on corticosteroid used, frequency, duration and concentration of administration), open angle glaucoma, optic never damage, defects in visual acuity and field of vision may occur, secondary infections, perforation of the globe, cataract formation.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
S01BA07 - fluorometholone ; Belongs to the class of corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of inflammation of the eye.
Presentation/Packing
Eye drops 0.1% x 5 mL.
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