Generic Name and Formulations:
Fluorometholone 0.1%; oph susp; contains benzalkonium chloride.
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Indications for FLAREX:
1–2 drops 4 times daily. May increase to 2 drops every 2hrs during the initial 24–48hrs. Reevaluate after 2 weeks if no improvement.
Fungal, mycobacterial, viral (except herpes zoster), or untreated bacterial infections.
Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Monitor for secondary infections and intraocular pressure in prolonged use. Avoid abrupt cessation. May mask or exacerbate infections. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Glaucoma with optic nerve damage, visual acuity and field defects, cataract formation, secondary ocular infection, perforation of the globe, delayed wound healing.