FML Ophthalmic Ointment Side Effects
Please note - some side effects for FML Ophthalmic Ointment may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: compounding powder; ophthalmic ointment; ophthalmic suspension
Ocular side effects of fluorometholone ophthalmic include burning and stinging upon instillation, ocular irritation, and visual disturbance. Other ocular side effects of fluorometholone ophthalmic include elevation of intraocular pressure with possible development of glaucoma, visual field defects, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, delayed wound healing, and optic nerve damage.
Corticosteroid containing preparations have also been reported to cause acute anterior uveitis, perforation of the globe, keratitis, conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, mydriasis, conjunctival hyperemia, loss of accommodation, and ptosis.
Fluorometholone ophthalmic has caused the development of secondary ocular infections.
Taste perversion has been reported as a side effect of fluorometholone ophthalmic.
There have been rare instances of systemic hypercorticoidism after the use of topical steroids.Top
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