Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

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

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

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