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FLAREX
Ocular allergy/inflammation
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Drug Name:

FLAREX Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Fluorometholone 0.1%; oph susp; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for FLAREX:

Ocular inflammation.

Adult:

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.

Children:

Not established.

Contraindications:

Fungal, mycobacterial, viral (except herpes zoster), or untreated bacterial infections.

Warnings/Precautions:

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.

Pharmacological Class:

Steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Glaucoma with optic nerve damage, visual acuity and field defects, cataract formation, secondary ocular infection, perforation of the globe, delayed wound healing.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Susp—5mL

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