Medicine Overview of Lotepred Eye Drop
Side effects of Lotepred Eye Drop
Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.
How to use Lotepred Eye Drop
How Lotepred Eye Drop works
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.
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.
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.