FML Forte is used for treating inflammation (swelling, warmth, redness, pain) of the eyes and eyelids.
How to use
Use FML Forte as directed by your doctor.
Shake well before each use.
To use FML Forte , first, wash your hands. Tilt your head back. Using your index finger, pull the lower eyelid away from the eye to form a pouch. Drop the medicine into the pouch and gently close your eyes. Immediately use your finger to apply pressure to the inside corner of the eye for 1 to 2 minutes. Do not blink. Remove excess medicine around your eye with a clean tissue, being careful not to touch your eye. Wash your hands to remove any medicine that may be on them. To prevent germs from contaminating your medicine, do not touch the applicator tip to any surface, including your eye. Keep the container tightly closed.
Do not wear soft contact lenses while you are using FML Forte . Sterilize contact lenses according to the manufacturer's directions and check with your doctor before using them.
If your doctor prescribed more than 1 eye medicine, find out the best order for using each medicine.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use FML Forte.
Drug Class and Mechanism
FML Forte is a corticosteroid. Exactly how FML Forte works is unknown.
If you miss a dose of FML Forte, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.
Store FML Forte between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep FML Forte out of the reach of children and away from pets.
FML FORTE is very useful in treating inflammation (swelling, warmth, redness, pain) of the eyes and eyelids and exactly how FML Forte works is unknown.
Following the dosage instructions of your doctor is the best way to use any medication. If you are unsure or do not remember the instructions then you may read the medicine label for more detailed information.
It is very important that you complete the dosage schedule and do not interrupt it in between without seeking prior consultation from your doctor.
Taking your medication at the same time each day is a tried and tested method to avoid missing any doses.
Drug Class and Mechanism
FML FORTE falls under corticosteroid and exactly how FML Forte works is unknown.
Despite your best attempts at remembering, if you still miss out on a dose, then take it as soon as you remember about it. But keep in mind that you will have to adjust your next dose by spacing it out by 4 to 5 hours. If this is not possible, then the best thing to do would be to skip the missed dose and continue with your normal dosage schedule.
Never try to compensate for the missed dose by taking a double dose together. It may cause adverse effects.
Store FML FORTE at room temperature between 68 and 77 degrees F(20 and 25 degrees C). Always keep it in a cool dark place that is not directly exposed to sources of heat or moisture and sunlight. Protect it from kids and pets.