Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. AK-Pred
  2. Alrex
  3. Dextenza
  4. Durezol
  5. Econopred Plus
  6. Flarex
  7. FML Forte Liquifilm
  8. FML SOP
  9. Hms
  10. Inflamase
  11. Inveltys
  12. Lotemax
  13. Omnipred
  14. Pred Forte
  15. Pred Mild
  16. Prednisol
  17. Vexol
  18. Decadron
  19. Maxidex

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Fml Liquifilm
  2. Ak-Dex
  3. Ak-Tate
  4. Fml Forte
  5. Fml Liquifilm
  6. Inflamase Forte
  7. Inflamase Mild
  8. Ophtho-Tate
  9. Pms-Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate
  10. Pms-Fluorometholone


Ophthalmic corticosteroids (cortisone-like medicines) are used to prevent permanent damage to the eye, which may occur with certain eye problems. They also provide relief from redness, irritation, and other discomfort.

Corticosteroids for use in the eye are available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Emulsion
  • Suspension
  • Insert, Extended Release
  • Solution
  • Ointment
  • Gel/Jelly

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