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What is this drug used for?
• It is used to treat eye swelling.
• It is used to treat eye irritation.
Frequently reported side effects of this drug
• Blurred vision
• Foreign body sensation in eye
• Change in taste
Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:
• Vision changes
• Eye pain
• Severe eye irritation
• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Medication Safety Issues
Flarex [US, Canada, and multiple international markets] may be confused with Fluarix brand name for influenza virus vaccine (inactivated) [US and multiple international markets] and Fluorex brand name for fluoride [France]
Storage and Stability
Ointment: Store at 15°C to 25°C (59°F to 77°F); avoid temperatures >40°C (104°F).
Suspension: Store at 2°C to 25°C (36°F to 77°F) in upright position; do not freez
Dermatologic: Skin rash
Endocrine & metabolic: Hypercorticoidism (rare)
Hypersensitivity: Hypersensitivity reaction
Ophthalmic: Bacterial eye infection (secondary), blurred vision, burning sensation of eyes, cataract, decreased visual acuity, erythema of eyelid, eye discharge, eye irritation, eyelid edema, eye pain, eye pruritus, foreign body sensation of eye, fungal eye infection (secondary), glaucoma, increased intraocular pressure, increased lacrimation, optic nerve damage, stinging of eyes, swelling of eye, viral eye infection (secondary), visual field defect, wound healing impairment