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Who should not use fluorometholone ophthalmic suspension 0.25%?

Fluorometholone ophthalmic suspension should not be used if you have a fungal infection, tuberculosis infection, viral infection (herpes), chicken pox infection or other untreated eye infection characterized by discharge or pus. Stop taking fluorometholone ophthalmic suspension if you develop an allergic reaction that is characterized by hives, rash, chest tightness, difficulty breathing or swelling around the face, mouth, lips or tongue.  Stop using this medication if the following side effects - burning or stinging, redness, itching and swelling around the eyes - persist beyond 48 hours.

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