LOTEL EYE OINTMENT

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Composition FOR LOTEL 5mg eye ointment

Loteprednol(5mg)

food interaction for LOTEL eye ointment

alcohol interaction for LOTEL eye ointment

pregnancy interaction for LOTEL eye ointment

lactation interaction for LOTEL eye ointment

medicine interaction for LOTEL eye ointment

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Lotel eye ointment 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 eye ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR LOTEL 5mg eye ointment

Loteprednol(5mg)

Lotel eye ointment uses

Lotel eye ointment is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and eye disorders.

How lotel eye ointment 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.
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Common side effects of lotel eye ointment

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR LOTEL EYE OINTMENT

Patients taking LOTEL EYE OINTMENT

  • 72%
    Once A Day
  • 22%
    Twice A Day
  • 6%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR LOTEL eye ointment

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR LOTEL eye ointment

  • 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 5mg eye ointment

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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)