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It is a corticosteroid which inhibits inflammatory response to a variety of inciting agents and probably delays or slows healing. Fluorometholone suspension inhibits the oedema, fibrin deposition, capillary dilation, leukocyte migration, capillary proliferation, deposition of collagen and scar formation associated with inflammation.


Treatment of corticosteroid responsive inflammation of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva, cornea and anterior segment of the eye.


Instill one drop into the conjunctival sac two to four times daily.During the initial 24 to 48 hours, the dosage may be increased to one application every four hours.


Viral diseases of the cornea and conjunctiva, including epithelial herps simplex keratitis, vaccinia, varicella, and also in mycobacterial infection of ocular structures.

Special Precautions

Pregnancy, lactation, Paediatric use : safety and effectiveness in children below the age of two years have not been established.

Side Effects

Elevation of intraocular pressure with possibility of glaucoma and infrequent optic nerve damage, posterior subcapsular cataract formation and delayed wound healing.

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