METHOLON FORTE 0.25% Eye Drops 5ml

 90.00

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Drug Strength: 0.25%w/v
Drug Form : Eye Drops
Pack Size : 5ml

Fluorometholone:0.25%w/v | Corticosteroids

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Global Product Form : Eye DropsPack Size : 5mlIngredients : Fluorometholone:0.25%w/vGeneric Category : Corticosteroids

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How it works

METHOLON FORTE 0.25% Eye Drops 5ml works by relieving symptoms such as swelling, redness, and itching. It belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for METHOLON FORTE 0.25% Eye Drops 5ml

  • Blurred vision
  • Burning or itching of eyes
  • Redness of the eye
  • Dry eyes
  • Discharge from eyes
  • Eye discomfort

Uses of METHOLON FORTE 0.25% Eye Drops 5ml

What is it prescribed for?

  • Steroid-responsive inflammatory conditions

    This medicine is used to treat steroid-responsive inflammation of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva (conjunctivitis), cornea and anterior segment of the globe (eye redness, swelling, pain, etc.).

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition. If the medicine is used, monitor the infant closely for any adverse effects.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to METHOLON FORTE 0.25% Eye Drops 5ml or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

  • Active viral diseases

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from active viral diseases of the eyes including epithelial herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, and varicella due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

  • Mycobacterial or fungal infection

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from a mycobacterial or fungal infection of the eyes and surrounding structures due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition. If the medicine is used, monitor the infant closely for any adverse effects.

General Warnings
  • Use in children

    This medicine comes in two formulations, METHOLON FORTE 0.25% Eye Drops 5ml , and METHOLON FORTE 0.25% Eye Drops 5ml acetate. Formulations containing METHOLON FORTE 0.25% Eye Drops 5ml are not recommended for use in patients less than 2 years of age while formulations containing METHOLON FORTE 0.25% Eye Drops 5ml acetate are not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age. The medicine should be used in children only under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional.

  • Increased intraocular pressure (IOP)

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of cataracts, glaucoma, or increased intraocular pressure due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. This risk is especially higher if the medicine is used for more than 10 days. Close monitoring of intraocular pressure may be necessary in some cases. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Slow or delayed healing

    This medicine may slow or delay healing and increase the risk of a bleb formation. This risk is especially higher if the medicine is used for a prolonged period of time. Appropriate examination through lamp biomicroscopy and fluorescein staining may be necessary in some cases to ensure appropriate healing post-surgery. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Contact lens

    Patients are advised to remove contact lenses prior to the administration of this medicine. The lenses may be reinserted 10 to 15 minutes post-administration.

  • Driving or operating machines

    This medicine may cause blurred vision or other vision changes in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Smallpox vaccine severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of cataracts, glaucoma, or increased intraocular pressure due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from eye infections caused by a virus due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

General Instructions

Use this medicine exactly as prescribed. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver METHOLON FORTE 0.25% Eye Drops 5ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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