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What is fluorometholone ophthalmic suspension?

Fluorometholone is the name of the active ingredient in prescription ophthalmic suspension products (brand names FML Forte and FML Liquifilm). It is a steroid eye drop that reduces eye inflammation and swelling due to infection, surgery, injury and other causes. This medication works by preventing the release of substances in the body that lead to inflammation.

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