Lotenase Nasal Spray

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Lotenase 0.1% Nasal Spray

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Primarily used for

Post-operative eye pain and inflammation
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Medicine Overview of Lotenase Nasal Spray

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Uses of Lotenase Nasal Spray

Lotenase Nasal Spray is used in the treatment of post-operative eye pain and inflammation.
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Side effects of Lotenase Nasal Spray

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 Lotenase Nasal Spray

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Direct the spray away from the cartilage diving the two sides of your nose and toward the sides of your nostril. As you spray, breath gently and keep the head upright. Repeat in the other nostril.

How Lotenase Nasal Spray works

Lotenase Nasal Spray 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 Lotenase Nasal Spray

Expert advice for Lotenase Nasal Spray

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lotenase for the relief of post-operative eye pain and inflammation.
  • Do not use Lotenase 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 Lotenase.
  • It is a steroid medicine which works well for many different conditions, including serious illnesses.
  • Take regularly to gain maximum benefit.
  • Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor. You may need to decrease the dose gradually.
  • You may get side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems. Notify your doctor if you get them.
  • Some side effects may occur after weeks or months. These include weakness of arms and legs, or developing a rounder face.
  • 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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Lotenase Nasal Spray related warnings
Special precautions for Lotenase Nasal Spray
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lotenase Nasal Spray 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
Lotenase Nasal Spray 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 Lotenase Nasal Spray 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
Lotenase Nasal Spray may cause blurring of your vision for a
short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Lotenase Nasal Spray is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lotenase Nasal Spray may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Lotenase Nasal Spray is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lotenase Nasal Spray 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 about Lotenase Nasal Spray

Frequently asked questions about Loteprednol

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

Substitutes for Lotenase

No substitutes found for this medicine
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