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Brand Names: FML-S Liquifilm

Generic Name: sulfacetamide and fluorometholone ophthalmic (Pronunciation: SUL fa SEET a mide and FLOR oh METH oh lone off THAL mik)

What is sulfacetamide and fluorometholone ophthalmic (FML-S Liquifilm)?

Sulfacetamide is an antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial infections.

Fluorometholone is a steroid. It is used to reduce swelling associated with bacterial infections in the eye.

Sulfacetamide and fluorometholone ophthalmic is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes.

Sulfacetamide and fluorometholone ophthalmic may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of sulfacetamide and fluorometholone ophthalmic (FML-S Liquifilm)?

Serious side effects are not expected with this medication.

Some burning, stinging, irritation, itching, redness, blurred vision, eyelid itching, eyelid swelling, or sensitivity to light may occur.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about sulfacetamide and fluorometholone ophthalmic (FML-S Liquifilm)?

Contact your doctor if your symptoms begin to get worse or if you do not see any improvement in your condition after a few days.

Do not touch the dropper to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in your eye.

Apply light pressure to the inside corner of your eye (near your nose) after each drop to prevent the fluid from draining down your tear duct.

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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