Flumetha Eye Drops

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Flumetha 0.1 % Description

Flumetha Eye Drop are used to treat inflammation (redness, swelling, soreness) in the eyes. It contains fluorometholone, which belongs to a class of medicines called steroids. Before using Flumetha Ey...
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ContainsFluorometholone(0.1 %)
UsesEye infection
Side effectsBurning sensation in the eyes, increased pressure in the eye, eye irritation
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Uses of Flumetha 0.1 %

Flumetha Eye Drop is used in reducing redness, swelling, itching and soreness in the eye.

Contraindications of Flumetha 0.1 %

  • If you are allergic to Fluorometholone or any other ingredients of Flumetha Eye Drop.
  • If you are suffering from any fungal, bacterial or viral eye infections.

Side effects of Flumetha 0.1 %

  • Burning sensation in the eyes
  • Increased pressure in the eye
  • Eye irritation
  • Eye pain
  • Eye discharge
  • Blurred vision

Precautions and Warnings of Flumetha 0.1 %


Can I use Flumetha Eye Drop during pregnancy?
Flumetha Eye Drop is not recommended during pregnancy, as there is limited information about their effects in human pregnancy. It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Flumetha Eye Drop while breastfeeding?
Flumetha Eye Drop should not be used while breastfeeding as it is unknown if Fluorometholone passes into breastmilk. Consult your doctor before using any medicine during breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have used Flumetha Eye Drop?
Flumetha Eye Drop may temporarily blur your vision. Hence, avoid driving until your vision is clear.


Can I consume alcohol if I have used Flumetha Eye Drop?
There is no information available on the interaction of Flumetha Eye Drop with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any other eye problems.
  • You have or had in the past been treated for a viral infection caused by herpes simplex.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after using Flumetha Eye Drop for 7 days.
  • You experience any visual disturbances or blurred vision.
  • You need to avoid wearing contact lenses for at least 15 minutes after instilling Flumetha Eye Drop.
  • Long-term use of Flumetha Eye Drop may cause an increase in the pressure inside your eyes, leading to glaucoma, blurred vision, cataracts or delayed wound healing.
  • The Eye Drop bottle should only be used by one person. Use by more than one person may spread the infection.
  • Flumetha Eye Drop is not recommended for use in children below 2 years of age.

Mode of Action of Flumetha 0.1 %

How Does It Work?

Fluorometholone in Flumetha Eye Drop works by blocking certain chemical substances in the body called prostaglandins which cause inflammation (redness, swelling, burning, itching) in the eyes.

Directions for Use of Flumetha 0.1 %

  • Use Flumetha Eye Drop as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow the directions carefully. Do not miss doses.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying Flumetha Eye Drop.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • If you are wearing contact lenses, remove them and then instil the drops.
  • Close your eyes for 2 - 3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper. Keep the dropper clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • If you are prescribed any other Eye Drops, you need to wait at least 5 minutes between both the drops.

Interactions of Flumetha 0.1 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparations or supplements to avoid any interactions with Flumetha Eye Drop.
  • If you use another Eye Drop product concomitantly with Flumetha Eye Drop, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of both medicines.
  • Simultaneous use of Flumetha Eye Drop along with medicines like ritonavir, cobicistat (used in HIV infection) may increase the risk of you having side effects.

Storage and disposal of Flumetha 0.1 %

  • Store Flumetha Eye Drop below 25°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • You should not use the Eye Drops once the expiry date has passed. Discard it properly.
  • You need to discard the medicine 4 weeks from first opening it.
  • Do not use this medicine if you notice the contents are of a different colour in any way or if particles are present.

Dosage of Flumetha 0.1 %


If you feel you have instilled Flumetha Eye Drop more than you should, rinse your eyes with warm water. Do not put in any more drops until it is time for your next dose.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose, use it as soon as possible it. Do not use a double dose of Flumetha Eye Drop to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Flumetha Eye Drop be used with contact lenses?

A: No, you should remove contact lenses and then instil any Eye Drops.

Q: Can I use Flumetha Eye Drop for viral conjunctivitis?

A: You must consult a doctor before using Flumetha Eye Drop to treat viral conjunctivitis. Do not self-medicate. Based on proper diagnosis, the doctor shall prescribe the same.

Q: Is Flumetha Eye Drop antibiotic?

A: No, Flumetha Eye Drop is not antibiotic medicine. It contains fluorometholone, which belongs to a class of medicines called steroids.
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Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 05:13 PM (IST)

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