Lotel Eye Ointment

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Lotel 5mg Eye Ointment

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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 allergic disorders and eye disorders.
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Side effects of Lotel Eye Ointment

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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

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 Lotel Eye Ointment

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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lotel Eye Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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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.
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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.
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Driving
Lotel Eye Ointment may cause blurring of your vision for a s
hort time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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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.
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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.
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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 Lotel 5mg Eye Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Loteprednol

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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