Fluorescein is a Medicine belongs to Miscellaneous Drugs and other substances group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2507   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : Fluore Stain Strips,Fluor-I-Strip,Fluorescite,Fluorets

  ►  Strength : Eye Drops with   , Injection with   , Ophthalmic Strips with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2507   Edition : 38,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Topical, IV, Oral,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2506   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Retinal angiography rapid i.v 10 25 % Injection Fluorescein sodium given as a solution equivalent to fluorescein 10 % or 25%. The usual dose is the equivalent of 500 mg of fluorescein. Other uses of intravenous fluorescein sodium have included the differentiation of healthy from diseased or damaged tissue and visualisation of the biliary tract.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 2506   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Diagnostic ophthalmic procedures 7.5 mg/kg

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 2506   Edition : 38,
►  Side Effect : Hypersensitivity reactions range from urticaria to occasional instances of severe anaphylaxis, IV injection of fluorescein sodium may produce nausea and vomiting, ,
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►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Fluorescein is with Sulfasalazine,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2507   Edition : 38,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Sulfasalazine may interfere with estimations of fluorescein in the fluorescein dilaurate test.,
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►  Contraindication : Oral fluorescein dilaurate not be given to patients with acute necrotising pancreatitis,
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  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Fluorescein sodium stains damaged cornea and disrupted ocular fluids and is applied to the eye for the detection of corneal lesions and foreign bodies, as an aid to the fitting of hard contact lenses, and in various other diagnostic ophthalmic procedures.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2506   Edition : 38,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   Renal,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2525   Edition : 37,


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA