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LOPTICA 5 MG EYE DROP

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MRP: Rs. 70 for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for LOPTICA

Loteprednol(5 mg)

food interaction for LOPTICA

alcohol interaction for LOPTICA

pregnancy interaction for LOPTICA

lactation interaction for LOPTICA

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Loptica 5 mg eye drop at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Loptica 5 mg eye drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Loptica 5 mg eye drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LOPTICA

Loteprednol(5 mg)

Uses

Loptica 5 mg eye drop is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and eye disorders

How it works

Loptica 5 mg eye drop belongs to a class of medication called as ophthalmic corticosteroid. The exact mechanism of action is not known. They are thought to induce certain proteins (phospholipase A 2 inhibitory proteins) which inhibit the formation of other compounds like prostaglandin and leukotrienes which promote inflammation. As a result, the redness, swelling, and itching is relieved at the site of administration.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Conjunctival redness, Conjuntival disorder, Corneal damage, Dry eye, Eye discharge, Eye irritation, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Headache, Increased production of tears, Itching

SUBSTITUTES for LOPTICA

2 Substitutes
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  • LPRED EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Allergan India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 28.48/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 142.38
    pay 103% more per ML of eye drop
  • LOT (ENTOD) 5MG EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 19.40/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 97
    pay 39% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice for LOPTICA

  • Do not start or continue loteprednol if you have increased pressure inside the eyes that cause visual problem (glaucoma), pain, redness, itching or inflammation in eyes, or after a recent cataract surgery.
  • Avoid using for more than 10 days.
  • Avoid wearing contact lenses.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for LOPTICA

Loteprednol

Q.What is loteprednol/loteprednol etabonate?
Loteprednol is a corticosteroid available as an eye drop that reduces inflammation of superficial structures of the eye.

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Content on this page was last updated on 06 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)