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What is the definition or description of: FML (fluorometholone) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: FML (fluorometholone) allergy?

FML allergy: Fluorometholone is a steroid medication used to treat inflammation of eye. For possible adverse effects see: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/fluorometholone-ophthalmic-side-effects. Html ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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An optometrist diagnosed my daughter with an occular allergy and feels that FML eyedrops should be prescribed. Can a GP give me a script for FML?

An optometrist diagnosed my daughter with an occular allergy and feels that FML eyedrops should be prescribed. Can a GP give me a script for FML?

See ophthalmologist: Always worrisome when an optometrist prescribes steroids with their very limited knowledge. Given your age, I suspect your daughter is an adult. She should make an appointment with an ophthalmologist and get a proper diagnosis and treatment. A GP can give you an FML prescription, but this might not be the proper treatment in this case. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Fluorometholone allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Fluorometholone allergy?

Eye drops: Is used to treat eye conditions due to inflammation or injury. FML works by relieving symptoms such as swelling, redness, and itching. Belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. Along with their useful effects, drops can cause unwanted side-effects. Not everyone experiences them. You can experience a sensativity to the components in the drop and not the
FML, the active ingredient. ...Read more

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Worried about fml (fluorometholone)?

Worried about fml (fluorometholone)?

Fluorometholone…: Is a corticosteroid anti-inflammatory med for the eyes & eyelids. Its use should be limited as long-term use may increase intra-ocular pressure/ exacerbate glaucoma, cause cataracts, delay healing post surgery, allow fungal infections of the eyes. As with all corticosteroids for eyes, it should never be used if there is viral infection of eye. Careful monitoring by ophthalmologist highly advised. ...Read more

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Does my 14 month old son's anemia qualify for me to get some fmla leave?

Does my 14 month old son's anemia qualify for me to get some fmla leave?

Doubt it: Most kids with anemia are treated as outpatients with oral supplements. Followup visits occur when needed but are not a daily or weekly event. If hospitalized and receiving IV iron or some other intense therapy it might qualify. If you submit a marginal or weak reason it can effect your employability. ...Read more

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How do I find a local doctor that will approve my fmla papers for a chronic condition?

How do I find a local doctor that will approve my fmla papers for a chronic condition?

Your primary: Your primary health care provider should be able to approve that for you. It's best to request it from a provider that you have a relationship with. ...Read more

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Can FML LIQUIFILM be ototoxic. It contains fluorometholone is this substance ototoxic?

Can FML LIQUIFILM be ototoxic. It contains fluorometholone is this substance ototoxic?

Not a problem,: Fluorometholone has no oto-toxicity. Applied to the eye, there is little systemic absorption. You don't have to worry about this eyedrop. ...Read more

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Can a clinical social worker (instead of a doctor) complete my fmla and disability paperwork?

Can a clinical social worker (instead of a doctor) complete my fmla and disability paperwork?

FMLA: This really depends on the state. I am from ny - the state with the greatest regulation, pork belly spending, highest taxes, highest sales tax etc. You name it we got it! It requires a physician. ...Read more

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I have used fml forte (fluorometholone) with great response for a week. How long should I wait if I need to utilize his med again?

FML FORTE (fluorometholone): It depends on what is the condition for which it has been prescribed and for how long did the doc adviced you to use it. The drops can be used again if the condition flares up again
but do discuss with yourmd/opthalmologist about its use. ...Read more

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I'm dealing with lupus/sjogrens overlap. I have fmla but feel bad every time I have to call in sick to work & embarrassed when I return. I "look" fine.?

I'm dealing with lupus/sjogrens overlap. I have fmla but feel bad every time I have to call in sick to work & embarrassed when I return. I "look" fine.?

Brain fog: Most patients with sle and sgogren's have some "brainfog." depression frequently coexists. Vascular inflammation may be present, making you feel like you have a cold. Although most patients do not feel as you describe, it does occur. Remember, no one can feel what you feel. Talk to your rheumatogy specialist. ...Read more

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What is fml (fluorometholone)?

What is fml (fluorometholone)?

Fluorometholone…: Is a corticosteroid anti-inflammatory med for the eyes & eyelids. Its use should be limited as long-term use may increase intra-ocular pressure/ exacerbate glaucoma, cause cataracts, delay healing post surgery, allow fungal infections of the eyes. As with all corticosteroids for eyes, it should never be used if there is viral infection of eye. Careful monitoring by ophthalmologist highly advised. ...Read more

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How do fml (fluorometholone) drops work?

How do fml (fluorometholone) drops work?

It is a steroid: Fml (fluorometholone) is a mild steroid eye drop that decreases inflammation in the eyes. This can help a variety of eye conditions including dry eyes, blepharitis, uveitis, allergies and others. Please make sure you are under the care of an ophthalmologist as FML (fluorometholone) and other eye steroids put you at risk for high eye pressures (glaucoma) and cataracts. ...Read more

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Miss 1-2 days of work every month due to lupus. I'm an very hard worker but disease kicks me down. Have fmla but fear getting fired or angering boss.

Miss 1-2 days of work every month due to lupus. I'm an very hard worker but disease kicks me down. Have fmla but fear getting fired or angering boss.

You're not alone: I wish I had a more complete answer for you, but perhaps it will help you just a little but if I tell you that I have heard of this type of situation a hundred times. Perhaps the best thing is to have an honest talk with your boss. ...Read more

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Where can I find information on the fmla (family medical leave act)?

HR department: Generally your human resources department at work has that information for you. Most of the time there's paperwork that you and your physician will have to fill out. ...Read more

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Is donating a kidney something that would be eligible for fmla leave?

Is donating a kidney something that would be eligible for fmla leave?

Absolutely: Donating is a remarkable gift to end stage renal disease patients. The procedure is a surgery that will last a few hours where your health kidney is transplanted to another patient. You will likely spend another day or two in the hospital if there are no complications. You will also be out of work for another week or two afterwards. So you definitely qualify for fmla. ...Read more

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How much time do you generally get for fmla for a son with daily asthma?

How much time do you generally get for fmla for a son with daily asthma?

12 weeks: First, your employer must determine if you are eligible for fmla. You must have worked a certain number of hours for the company, and there are other restrictions (such as whether you have a key position) however, if you are eligible for fmla, you can use it to help care for an ill child, and you don't have to use it all at once. Here are the rules: http://www. Dol. Gov/whd/fmla/. ...Read more

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What is the difference between fmla, maternity leave, and short term disability?

What is the difference between fmla, maternity leave, and short term disability?

Forms: FMLA forms protect your job. You don't get paid but it allows you to take time off without risk of truancy. Maternity leave is the term for taking off time for pregnancy. ST disability is a different form that goes to the state so that you can get a percentage of your income reimbursed while you are out of work. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have major back problem issues, and my employer is trying to get me to take fmla leave; is this ok?

I have major back problem issues, and my employer is trying to get me to take fmla leave; is this ok?

Yes: Fmla allows you to take needed time off without using your pto or vacation days. It's against the law for them to use those absences against you. ...Read more

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Why would a doctor at the clinic I go to not want to fill out my fmla papers?

Why would a doctor at the clinic I go to not want to fill out my fmla papers?

Your primary: Your primary health care provider should be able to approve that for you. It's best to request it from a provider that you have a relationship with. Did you ask a doctor that hasn't seen you before? ...Read more

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Is my newborn baby proof or I have to have a medical condition to use the fmla for maternity leave?

Is my newborn baby proof or I have to have a medical condition to use the fmla for maternity leave?

FMLA: Your baby's birth certificate or hospital discharge should meet the requirements--but best to check with your benefits' advisor. ...Read more

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Do employers stay in touch with the doctor after turning in an employee medical certification form for fmla?

Sometimes: Aometumes they do request our records regarding the patients follow ups at our office. ...Read more

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I'm 49 yo fml (fluorometholone) @12mths of age I had a servere case of german measles they have had life long effects is there any information on this I can't find any?

I'm 49 yo fml (fluorometholone) @12mths of age I had a servere case of german measles they have had life long effects is there any information on this I can't find any?

German measles: There are a number of electronically linked references in the article on german measles at wikipedia. Com that may have useful information for you. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are fml (fluorometholone) corticosteroid eye drops vasoconstrictors?

Please tell me, are fml (fluorometholone) corticosteroid eye drops vasoconstrictors?

No: No, FML (fluorometholone) is a steroid. Fml (fluorometholone) decreases inflammation that can improve redness, but it is not a vasoconstrictor. ...Read more

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Can I use fmla leave to visit mother with cancer living in china?

Can I use fmla leave to visit mother with cancer living in china?

Yes: First, your employer must determine if you are eligible for fmla. You must have worked a certain number of hours for the company, and there are other restrictions (such as whether you have a key position, etc.) however, if you are eligible for fmla, you can use it to help care for an ill relative, no matter where the relative lives! Here are the rules: http://www. Dol. Gov/whd/fmla/. ...Read more

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I have a daughter who has a high risk pregnancy and would like info about our power of attorney and fmla rights?

I have a daughter who has a high risk pregnancy and would like info about our power of attorney and fmla rights?

High Risk Pregnancy: Health care power of attorney and a general power of attorney are two separate things which would be best taken care of with your attorney. Fmla or family medical leave act gives one the right to take time off for a family medical problem. This is twelve weeks of leave and in most companies it is not paid leave. Human resources for most companies will have more information. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Fluorometholone (Definition)

Fluorometholone is an ocular antibiotic-corticosteroid combination which is a ...Read more


Fml (Definition)

FML is an ocular antibiotic-corticosteroid combination which is a ...Read more