Treating inflammation (swelling, warmth, redness, pain) of the eyes and eyelids when infection or risk of infection is present.
FML-S suspension is a combination corticosteroid and antibiotic. The corticosteroid decreases inflammation and the antibiotic treats or prevents infection.
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All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Blurred vision; taste changes; temporary burning or stinging.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); changes in vision; continuing blurred vision; discharge from eyes; eye pain, itching, redness, swelling, irritation, or sores not present when you began using FML-S suspension; fever, chills, or sore throat; red, swollen, or blistered skin; unusual tiredness or weakness; yellowing of the eyes or skin.
One drop of FML-S® ophthalmic suspension should be instilled into the conjunctival sac four times daily. Care should be taken not to discontinue therapy prematurely. If signs and symptoms fail to improve after two days, the patient should be re-evaluated. The dosing of FML-S® ophthalmic suspension may be reduced, but care should be taken not to discontinue therapy prematurely. In chronic conditions, withdrawal of treatment should be carried out by gradually decreasing the frequency of applications.