What is Fluorometholone ophthalmic?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: FML Liquifilm

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Fluorometholone is an ophthalmic corticosteroid used for the treatment of steroid-responsive inflammatory conditions of the eye.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Uveitis 4 0
Blepharitis 2 1
Burning sensation in eyes 1 0
Dry eye syndrome 1 0
Episcleritis 1 0
Iritis 1 0

Show all 9 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Fluorometholone ophthalmic

Side effect Patients
Insomnia 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Fluorometholone ophthalmic

Dosage Patients
0.1 % four times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Fluorometholone ophthalmic

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 4
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Fluorometholone ophthalmic

Duration

Currently taking Fluorometholone ophthalmic

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Fluorometholone ophthalmic

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Fluorometholone ophthalmic

Mar 13, 2014 (Started Feb 25, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for blepharitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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