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Lon Eye Drop


Overview

Lon Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation
  • Watery eyes

How to use Lon Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Lon Eye Drop works

Lon Eye Drop is a steroid. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause redness and swelling in the eye.

Lon Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lon Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Lon Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
To reduce the amount of Lon Eye Drop that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
Driving
Lon Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Lon Eye Drop
FML Liquifilm
Allergan India Pvt Ltd
₹23.11/ml of Eye Drop
59% costlier
Flarex Opthalmic Suspension
Alcon Laboratories
₹32.4/ml of Eye Drop
123% costlier
₹20/ml of Eye Drop
38% costlier
Flumace Eye Drop
Micro Labs Ltd
₹21.8/ml of Eye Drop
50% costlier
Biflace Eye Drop
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹22.56/ml of Eye Drop
55% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lon Eye Drop to treat redness and swelling (inflammation) of the eye. 
  • Do not use Lon Eye Drop for more than the prescribed duration as it may cause glaucoma or secondary infection.
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contaminating the eye drops.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Does Lon treat pink eye?

Lon is used for treat inflammation of parts of conjunctiva; relives redness and itching. It must not be used for undiagnosed red eye condition. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding its use

Q. Is Lon an antibiotic?

No, Lon is not an antibiotic. Lon belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye

Q. Is Lon a steroid?

Yes, Lon is a steroid. Lon belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye

Q. Is Lon safe?

Lon is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Lon generic?

Yes, Lon is a generic name. It is available in various trade names

Q. How does Lon work?

Lon belongs to a group of medicines synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). Lon binds to its receptors and controls the production of certain chemicals that mediate infections in the body, thereby inhibiting the inflammatory reactions (such as swelling, fibrin deposition, capillary dilatation, phagocyte migration)

Q. What is Lon ophthalmic suspension used for?

Lon is used to treat inflammation of parts of conjunctiva such as the palpebral conjunctive (a clear membrane, which coats the inside of the eyelids.) and bulbar conjunctiva (a clear membrane of the eye, which covers the outer surface of the eye)

Q. How much does Lon cost?

The price of Lon may vary depending upon the brand prescribed to you.Please read the instruction on the package for the correct price of the product.
Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Flurometholone. Marlow, Bucks: Allergan Ltd.; 2003 [revised Sep. 2017]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Fluorometholone. Irvine, California: Allergan, Inc; 2013. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Pharmtak Ophthalmics (I) Pvt. Ltd. , 50-52, The Discovery, Dattapada Road, Borivali (E), Mumbai – 400 066, Maharashtra
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