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Fluocin Eye Drops 5ml

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5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
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Fluocin 0.1 % Description

Fluocin 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 Fluocin Eye ...
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ContainsFluorometholone(0.1 %)
UsesEye infection
Side effectsBurning sensation in the eyes, increased pressure in the eye, eye irritation
ClassificationOCCULAR STEROID
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Uses of Fluocin 0.1 %

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

Contraindications of Fluocin 0.1 %

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

Side effects of Fluocin 0.1 %

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

Precautions and Warnings of Fluocin 0.1 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Fluocin Eye Drop during pregnancy?
A:
Fluocin 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

Q:
Can I use Fluocin Eye Drop while breastfeeding?
A:
Fluocin 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.

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have used Fluocin Eye Drop?
A:
There is no information available on the interaction of Fluocin 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 Fluocin 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 Fluocin Eye Drop.
  • Long-term use of Fluocin 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.
  • Fluocin Eye Drop is not recommended for use in children below 2 years of age.

Mode of Action of Fluocin 0.1 %

How Does It Work?

Fluorometholone in Fluocin 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 Fluocin 0.1 %

  • Use Fluocin Eye Drop as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow the directions carefully. Do not miss doses.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying Fluocin 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 Fluocin 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 Fluocin Eye Drop.
  • If you use another Eye Drop product concomitantly with Fluocin Eye Drop, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of both medicines.
  • Simultaneous use of Fluocin 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 Fluocin 0.1 %

  • Store Fluocin 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 Fluocin 0.1 %

Overdose

If you feel you have instilled Fluocin 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 Fluocin Eye Drop to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

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

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

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

Q: Is Fluocin Eye Drop antibiotic?

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

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