click here for details            Flarex   (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing 1 or 2 drops qid,      q2h in 1st 48 hrs if needed.   Taper
Chem Specs fluorometholone acetate 0.1%
Quantities 5ml
Cost 79.00
Class Acetate derived, fluorinated steroid.
Action Anti-inflammatory
Usage Indicated for inflammatory conditions of the anterior segment and adnexia.
More efficacious than the alcohols. Can cause significant IOP rise in as little as 3 days.
Contraindications Herpes simplex keratitis, vaccinia, varicella, and most other viral diseases of cornea and
conjunctiva; tuberculosis; fungal diseases; acute purulent infections which may be masked
or enhanced by the steroid; and hypersensitivity to any component of this preparation.
Pediatric use Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.
Pregnancy Category C
Fungal and bacterial overgrowth, cataract formation, globe perforation possible with long
term use.    Sold as Eflone (Novartis Ophthalmics), Flarex (Alcon)