What is Flomex-N (Fluorometholone/Neomycin) used for?
Flomex-N (Fluorometholone/Neomycin) is used to treat inflammatory and allergic eye conditions, such as conjunctivitis. It can also be used to protect against infections. It contains two active ingredients, fluorometholone and neomycin. Fluorometholone is a type of medication known as a corticosteroid, which helps to relieve inflammation, and neomycin is a type of antibiotic, which works by fighting bacteria that cause infections.
How should I use Flomex-N (Fluorometholone/Neomycin)?
Flomex-N (Fluorometholone/Neomycin) comes in the form of eye drops, which are administered directly to the eye. Patients may be directed to use this medication 2 to 4 times per day. You should follow all instructions provided to you on how to administer these eye drops, and only apply the amount prescribed by your physician. It is important to complete the course of medication that has been prescribed to you.
What are the side effects of Flomex-N (Fluorometholone/Neomycin)?
Flomex-N (Fluorometholone/Neomycin) may cause side effects to occur, such as:
Patients should not use this medication for a prolonged period of time, as this may cause cataracts. You should consult your physician immediately if you notice severe vision problems, discharge from the eye, headaches or dizziness.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Flomex-N (Fluorometholone/Neomycin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.