As people spend more time using their eyes, more and more friends suffer from eye diseases. Eye drops have actually become the most frequently made use of medication in ophthalmology. Many illness require to be treated with eye decreases.Flumetholone eye drops is a common ophthalmic drug. In the process of medication, some friends still have misunderstandings in medication, which cause unnecessary side effects. Before taking medication, it is necessary for everyone to understand the relevant principles of medication, so as to avoid the situation of wrong medication.
1.the use of fluorometholone eye drops, correct medication is the key
Flumetholone eye drops is a conjunctivitis medication that needs to be used strictly in the correct dosage. When used for eye drops, 1~2 drops at a time is enough, 2~4 times a day, the number of drops should not be too many, and overdose may also have bad consequences. You need to shake the eye drops well before taking the medicine and drop them into the conjunctival sac. During the first 24 to 48 hours of treatment, it can be increased to 2 drops per hour as appropriate.
Some friends feel that their symptoms have improved, and they stop the drug without authorization, which is also not allowed. When using fluorometholone eye drops, be careful not to stop prematurely. If you need to stop the drug, you should ask your doctor for advice before deciding whether to stop the drug.
In addition, it is also necessary to pay attention to the use time of fluorometholone eye drops. Generally speaking, the normal use time of eye drops is less than three months after opening, some drugs are within one month, and fluorometholone drops The specific time of eye drops can follow the doctor’s advice, and long-term medication should not be used without authorization.
2. Before administration of fluorometholone eye drops, the administration steps need to be understood
Regardless of the type of eye drops, everyone should wash their hands before using them to avoid eye infections. When using fluorometholone eye drops, the method of administration should be correct. When we want to drop eye drops, it is recommended to hold the eye drops with the right hand first, while raising the head and looking up. Then use the left hand to separate the upper and lower eyelids, and drop the eye drops into the lower eyelid. One thing to watch out for is not to drip into the black eyeballs. After dripping, you can gently close your eyes and massage with your fingers.
3. When fluorometholone eye drops are used for a long time, it is necessary to be alert to adverse reactions
The main component of fluorometholone eye drops is fluorometholone, which belongs to hormone eye drops. Long-term use may cause some adverse reactions. Patients and friends must pay attention when taking them. When fluorometholone eye drops are used for a long time, individual sensitive patients may lead to increased intraocular pressure, and even induce glaucoma and damage the optic nerve, affecting vision and visual field. Therefore, you must use it under the guidance of a doctor, and do not buy it yourself.
In fact, eye drops are very common in our daily life, and many friends usually choose to buy eye drops by themselves. It is recommended that you look at the ingredient list before purchasing. If it is a hormonal eye drop, you need to follow the doctor’s advice when taking it.
Generally speaking, eye drops with the word “pine” as the main ingredient are mostly hormone eye drops, just like the fluorometholone eye drops we said is also one of them. This type of eye drops can improve the inflammation of the eyes, but improper use will also cause related adverse reactions. In severe cases, it may induce glaucoma and cause irreversible loss of visual function.
Eyes are very important to us. When using fluorometholone eye drops, everyone also needs to understand the relevant principles of medication to help them take reasonable medication. It is recommended that middle-aged and elderly people over 50 years old have regular eye examinations every year, so that eye diseases can be detected as early as possible and timely treatment measures can be taken.