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LOTEFLAM 0.5% EYE DROP

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MRP: Rs. 92.50 for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for LOTEFLAM

Loteprednol(0.5%w/v)

food interaction for LOTEFLAM

alcohol interaction for LOTEFLAM

pregnancy interaction for LOTEFLAM

lactation interaction for LOTEFLAM

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alcohol
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Loteflam 0.5% 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
Loteflam 0.5% eye drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LOTEFLAM

Loteprednol(0.5%w/v)

Uses

Loteflam 0.5% eye drop is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and eye disorders.

How it works

Loteflam 0.5% 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

Common Dosage for LOTEFLAM 0.5% EYE DROP

Patients taking LOTEFLAM 0.5% EYE DROP

  • 40%
    Thrice A Day
  • 30%
    Once A Day
  • 20%
    Twice A Day
  • 10%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES for LOTEFLAM

3 Substitutes
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  • LOTEL 0.5% EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Ajanta Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 20.75/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 103.75
    pay 12% more per ML of eye drop
  • LOTESOL EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Nri Vision Care Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 16/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 80
    save 14% more per ML of eye drop
  • ETAPRED 0.5% EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Sunways India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 19/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 95
    pay 3% more per ML of eye drop

Top Ophthalmologists

  • Dr. Anita Sethi
    MBBS, MD, DNB, Fellowship
    4.9
  • Dr. Vandana Saroha
    MBBS, MS, Fellowship
    4.6
  • Dr. Prem Vardhan
    MBBS, MS, Fellowship, Fellowship
    4.5
  • Dr. Ira Chopra
    MBBS, MS
    4.5
  • Dr. Parul Sharma
    MBBS, MS, DNB, Fellowship
    4.2

Expert advice for LOTEFLAM

  • 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 LOTEFLAM

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 14 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)