Fluocinolone acetonide is a corticosteroid used to reduce inflammation related to a variety of issues. It is available as a shampoo, topical application and ocular implant. The drug is an anti-inflammatory agent and also reduces itching and constricts blood vessels, reducing blood flow to affected areas.This drug in its ocular implant form may not be appropriate for people who suffer from viral or fungal infections of the eye, including dendritic keratitis and varicella.As with all drugs, before taking this medication, you should make your doctor aware of any medications you may be taking, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs, as well as supplements and herbal remedies. You should also let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, and if you have any allergies to drugs or foods.
Drug Name: Fluocinolone acetonide