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FML Ophthalmic Ointment Dosage

Generic name: FLUOROMETHOLONE 1mg in 1g
Dosage form: ophthalmic ointment
Drug class: Ophthalmic steroids

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Nov 2, 2023.

A small amount (approximately ½ inch ribbon) of ointment should be applied to the conjunctival sac one to three times daily. During the initial 24 to 48 hours, the dosing frequency may be increased to one application every four hours. 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 (see PRECAUTIONS).

The dosing of FML® ointment 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.

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