• Ocular allergy/inflammation

Fml Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Fluorometholone 0.1%; oph susp; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Pharmacological Class


How Supplied

Susp—5mL, 10mL, 15mL; Oint—3.5g; Forte—5mL, 10mL, 15mL


Fml Indications


Ocular inflammation.

Fml Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

<2yrs: not recommended.  ≥2yrs: 1 drop 2–4 times daily or small amount of ointment 1–3 times daily. May give every 4 hours for 1st 24–48 hrs. Reevaluate after 2 days.

Fml Contraindications


Fungal, mycobacterial, viral (except herpes zoster), or untreated bacterial infections.

Fml Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Fml Warnings/Precautions


Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Monitor for secondary infections and intraocular pressure in prolonged use. Avoid abrupt cessation. May mask or exacerbate infections. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Fml Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Fml Interactions

Fml Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Ocular irritation, increased intraocular pressure with possible glaucoma, infrequent optic nerve damage, cataracts, delayed wound healing; systemic hypercorticoidism (rare).

Fml Clinical Trials

See Literature

Fml Note

Not Applicable

Fml Patient Counseling

See Literature