Lotepred Eye drop of 5 ml
Lotepred is formulated to treat inflammation of the eye, after surgery. It is an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid and antibiotic combination for ophthalmic use
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Lotepred 5 ml (Loteprednol)
Lotepred is formulated to treat inflammation of the eye, after surgery. It is an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid and antibiotic combination for ophthalmic use. The eye drop suspension contains the active ingredient Loteprednol etabonate, which falls into the category of drugs called corticosteroids. The drugs under this category inhibit the inflammatory response to a variety of inciting agents and slow healing. Its target is to reduce the inflammation and eases the symptoms.
Lotepred general information
What is Lotepred used for?
Lotepred is used for the temporary relief of the signs and symptoms of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. It is a steroid, which prevents the release of the substance in the body that cause inflammation. The medicine is used in low doses where it is required; its action is only at this place. It is also used to treat post-operative inflammation following ocular surgery. Lotepred is a prescription medicine; it can be purchased only on the prescription of a doctor. The ophthalmic solution may also be used for other purposes not mentioned in this document.
How does Lotepred work?
Lotepred contains the active component Loteprednol, an anti-inflammatory agent works by inhibiting the release of proinflammatory cytokines.
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What does Lotepred contain?
Lotepred comprises of the chief ingredient Loteprednol, which acts to reduce inflammation and ease the symptoms.
What are the side effects of Lotepred?
Inform your physician about the following complications:
- The appearance of tiny bumps on the inner ling of the eyelids.
- Sensitivity to light
- Redness or swelling of the eye
- Unusual discharge from the eye
- Blurred vision
- Eye discomfort, pain, or irritation
- Swelling of the membrane that protects that protect the right part of the eye
What medications interact with Lotepred?
Several medications are reported to interfere with the working of Lotepred eye suspension. Some of these medications are given below:
- Anticholinergics used to treat muscular spasms, asthma, and gastrointestinal cramps
- Eye drop suspension to treat high ocular pressure in the eye
Inform your physician if you are taking medicines obtained without a prescription or any other vitamin or herbal supplements.
When should Lotepred not be used?
- Lotepred should not be used in individuals with known or suspected hypersensitivity to Loteprednol or any of the ingredients of this formulation.
- It is not meant for nursing women.
- If you are suffering from an eye disease caused by fungi and mycobacterium.
- Do not use this ophthalmic solution if you have viruses such as vaccinia, herpes simplex, and caricella.
- It should not be used by patients who have been allergic to any other corticosteroid.
- The safety and efficacy of Lotepred eye drops have not been established in children and adolescents. Therefore, it should not be used in these groups.
How should Lotepred be taken?
Always use Lotepred exactly as your physician has told you. Check with your physician if you are not sure. For adults and elder patients, the recommended dose is one to two drops four times a day. Do not apply it for longer than 14 days unless your physician has tells you to.
Shake the solution well before using it. Look upwards and apply one to two drops of preparation into your eye, four times daily or as instructed by your physician. Make sure that the tip of the dropper does not touch any surface as this may contaminate the ophthalmic suspension. You should immediately close the bottle after use.
How long should Lotepred be taken?
Your eye specialist will tell you how long your treatment with Lotepred ophthalmic suspension will last.
Missed dose of Lotepred
Never take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. You are supposed to wait until the next dose and then continue as before.
How should Lotepred be stored?
- Keep all your medications out of the reach of children and pets
- Keep the solution in a dry place away from the direct sunlight and heat
- Store the medication at room temperature in a cool and dry place