Loteflam 0.5% w/v Eye Drop

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for Loteflam 0.5% w/v Eye Drop

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101.5
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Loteflam Eye Drop

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Uses of Loteflam Eye Drop

Loteflam 0.5% w/v Eye Drop is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and eye disorders.
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Side effects of Loteflam Eye Drop

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How to use Loteflam 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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Loteflam Eye Drop works

Loteprednol 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..

In Depth Information on Loteflam Eye Drop

Expert advice for Loteflam Eye Drop

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Loteflam 0.5% w/v Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Loteflam 0.5% w/v 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.
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Lactation
Loteflam 0.5% w/v 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 Loteflam 0.5% w/v 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.
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Driving
Loteflam 0.5% w/v Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision
for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Loteflam 0.5% w/v Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patien
ts with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Loteflam 0.5% w/v Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Loteflam 0.5% w/v Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patien
ts with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Loteflam 0.5% w/v Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Loteprednol, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Loteflam 0.5% w/v Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Loteprednol

Loteflam is a corticosteroid available as an eye drop that reduces inflammation of superficial structures of the eye.

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