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Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop

Beulah Biomedics Ltd

Composition for Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop

Redness and swelling in the eye
MRP
100
5 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Lotep Eye Drop

Uses of Lotep Eye Drop

Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop is used for redness and swelling in the eye. It treats and prevents redness & swelling (inflammation) following eye surgery.

Lotep Eye Drop side effects

Common

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

How to use Lotep Eye Drop

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

How Lotep Eye Drop works

Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red, swollen and itchy.

In Depth Information on Lotep Eye Drop

Expert advice for Lotep Eye Drop

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop to treat redness and swelling (inflammation) of the eye. 
  • Do not use Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop 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 Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
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Lotep Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Lotep Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop 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
Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop 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 Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop 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
Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop 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 Lotep Eye Drop?uses

If you miss a dose of Lotep 0.5% Eye Drop, 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 Lotep Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Loteprednol etabonate

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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