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Is there any substitute for fluorometholone using to prevent cornea transplant rejection?

I was at my pharmacy yesterday to get a refill of fluorometholone which I use to prevent rejection of a cornea transplant. I was told by the pharmacy that this drug is difficult to obtain because it is not being produced anymore. I went online to see if I could find any more information on that issue. I found nothing. What is happening with this drug?
Mon, 18 Mar 2019
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Hello,

A similar drug is Endrisone topical ophthalmic preparation. Consult your Ophthalmologist.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Dr Tushar Kanti Biswas, Internal Medicine Specialist
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