Lotepred Eye Drop

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Lotepred 0.5% w/v Eye Drop

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5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Lotepred Eye Drop

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Uses of Lotepred Eye Drop

Lotepred Eye Drop is used in the treatment of Allergic disorders and eye disorders.
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Side effects of Lotepred Eye Drop

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How to use Lotepred 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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Lotepred Eye Drop 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 Lotepred Eye Drop

Expert advice for Lotepred Eye Drop

  • 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 Lotepred Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lotepred 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Lotepred Eye Drop is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

To further reduce its risk, place pressure over the tear duct by the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
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Driving
Lotepred Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a sh
ort time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Lotepre
d Eye Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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.

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Frequently asked questions for Lotepred 0.5% w/v Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Loteprednol

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

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