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LOTEL 0.5% EYE DROP

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MRP: Rs. 103.75 for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for LOTEL

Loteprednol(0.5% w/v)

food interaction for LOTEL

alcohol interaction for LOTEL

pregnancy interaction for LOTEL

lactation interaction for LOTEL

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

SALT INFORMATION for LOTEL

Loteprednol(0.5% w/v)

Uses

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

How it works

Lotel 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 LOTEL 0.5% EYE DROP

Patients taking LOTEL 0.5% EYE DROP

  • 36%
    Thrice A Day
  • 18%
    Once A Day
  • 18%
    Four Times A Day
  • 18%
    Twice A Day
  • 9%
    Once A Month

SUBSTITUTES for LOTEL

3 Substitutes
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  • LOTEFLAM 0.5% EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 18.50/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 92.50
    save 11% 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 23% 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
    save 8% more per ML of eye drop

Top Ophthalmologists

  • Dr. Sanjay Verma
    MBBS, MS
    5
  • Dr. Anita Sethi
    MBBS, MD, DNB, Fellowship
    4.9
  • Dr. Dheeraj Gupta
    MBBS, MS, Fellowship
    4.5
  • Dr. Ira Chopra
    MBBS, MS
    4.5
  • Dr. Ajay Sharma
    MBBS, MS
    4.4

Expert advice for LOTEL

  • 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 LOTEL

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 03 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)