Lotel 0.5% Opthalmic Gel

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Lotel 0.5% w/v Gel

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Primarily used for

Post-operative eye pain and inflammation
113.5
5 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Lotel Gel

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Uses of Lotel Gel

Lotel 0.5% Opthalmic Gel is used in the treatment of post-operative eye pain and inflammation.
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Side effects of Lotel Gel

Common

Eye discharge, Dry eye, Teary eyes, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Eye redness, Burning sensation around the eyes.

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How to use Lotel Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Lotel Gel works

Lotel 0.5% opthalmic gel is a topical steroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by stopping the release of certain natural substances in the eye that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Lotel Gel

Expert advice for Lotel Gel

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lotel for the relief of post-operative eye pain and inflammation.
  • Do not use Lotel for more than the prescribed duration (1 weeks, post-operative) as it may cause glaucoma or secondary infection.
  • Notify your doctor if you recently had herpes or chicken pox.
  • Take care to prevent contact of eye dispenser with eye, eyelid, eyelashes, or finger to avoid infection.
  • Avoid wearing contact lenses after surgery and while using Lotel.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lotel 0.5% Opthalmic Gel
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lotel 0.5% Opthalmic Gel 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
Lotel 0.5% Opthalmic Gel 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 Lotel 0.5% Opthalmic Gel 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
Lotel 0.5% Opthalmic Gel may cause blurring of your vision f
or a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Lotel 0.5% Opthalmic Gel is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lotel 0.5% Opthalmic Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Lotel 0.5% Opthalmic Gel is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lotel 0.5% Opthalmic Gel 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lotel 0.5% w/v Gel

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

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Substitutes for Lotel

No substitutes found for this medicine
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