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Lotel Eye Ointment

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Lotel Eye Ointment

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Primary uses of Lotel Eye Ointment

Eye pain
MRP
124
5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Lotel Eye Ointment

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Uses of Lotel Eye Ointment

Lotel Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of eye pain. It is used to prevent and treat inflammation and associated symptoms following eye surgery.
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Lotel Eye Ointment side effects

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 Eye Ointment

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 tube close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Lotel Eye Ointment works

Lotel Eye Ointment 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 Eye Ointment

Expert advice for Lotel Eye Ointment

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lotel to treat inflammation (redness and swelling) of the eye due to allergy or after Lasik surgery.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not use Lotel for more than the prescribed duration as it may cause glaucoma or secondary infection.
  • It acts mainly on the surface of the eye and does not increase eye pressure as much as other steroid medications.
  • May require frequent follow-ups with the doctor to monitor side effects.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
  • Take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Dose is decreased or tapered over time.
  • Most side effects occur with high doses and on long-term use.
  • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
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Lotel Eye Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Lotel Eye Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
Lotel Eye Ointment 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 Eye Ointment 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.
Driving
Lotel Eye Ointment may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
Lotel Eye Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lotel Eye Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Lotel Eye Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lotel Eye Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lotel Eye Ointment?uses

If you miss a dose of Lotel Eye Ointment, 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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Frequently asked questions about Lotel Eye Ointment

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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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