Active Ingredient(s): Fluorometholone
FDA Approved: * February 27, 1986
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Vision / Eye Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Fluor-Op Overview

Fluorometholone (INN, BAN, JAN) (brand names Efflumidex, Flucon, FML Forte, FML, others), also known as 6α-methyl-9α-fluoro-11β,17α-dihydroxypregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, is a synthetic glucocorticoid which is used in the treatment of inflammatory eye diseases.[1][2][3] The C17α acetate ester, fluorometholone acetate (brand name Flarex), is also a glucocorticoid and is used for similar indications.[1]&...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Ointment: 0.1%
  • Suspension: 0.1%, 0.25%
  • Suspension/drops: 0.1%, 0.10%, 0.25%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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