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Lotel Eye Ointment

Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Lotel Eye Ointment

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Lotel Eye Ointment

Redness and swelling in the eye
MRP
135.5
5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Lotel Eye Ointment

Uses of Lotel Eye Ointment

Lotel Eye Ointment is used for redness and swelling in the eye. It treats and prevents redness & swelling (inflammation) following eye surgery.

Lotel Eye Ointment side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lotel are Eye irritation, Burning sensation, Watery eyes.

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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid.

How Lotel Eye Ointment works

Lotel Eye Ointment is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red, swollen and itchy.

In Depth Information on Lotel Eye Ointment

Expert advice for Lotel Eye Ointment

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lotel Eye Ointment to treat redness and swelling (inflammation) of the eye. 
  • Do not use Lotel Eye Ointment for more than the prescribed duration as it may cause glaucoma or secondary infection.
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contaminating the eye drops.
  • 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.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Lotel Eye Ointment. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Lotel Eye Ointment suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
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Lotel Eye Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Lotel Eye Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
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
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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

Frequently asked questions about Loteprednol etabonate

Q. What is Lotel/Lotel etabonate?
Lotel is a corticosteroid available as an eye drop that reduces inflammation of superficial structures of the eye.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lotel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lotel with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Ctm V, Caniten, D Zorb, Clotrim V
Lotel with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Lotel with Saxagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saxagliptin: Onglyza
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Lotel with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Lotel with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Lotel with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Lotel with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Lotel with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
Lotel with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Lotel with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Lotel with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Lotel with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Beniq, Caritec
Medicines with composition Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral): Rotarix
Lotel with Gliclazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Lotel with Liraglutide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Liraglutide: Victoza
Lotel with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Lotel with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Lotel with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl
Lotel with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Lotel with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Lotel with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok, Bpcrush, Cilidus, Clindinol, Cindalin, Camco, Ciladoc, Clinidip
Lotel with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Lotel with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor
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Substitutes for Lotel

No substitutes found for this medicine
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