Lotepred Eye Drop

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Lotepred 0.5% w/v Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Post-operative eye pain and inflammation
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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 post-operative eye pain and inflammation.
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Side effects of Lotepred Eye Drop

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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 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

Lotepred eye drop 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 Lotepred Eye Drop

Expert advice for Lotepred Eye Drop

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lotepred for the relief of post-operative eye pain and inflammation.
  • Do not use Lotepred 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 Lotepred.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lotepred Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found
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
Lotepred 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 Lotepred 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.
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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
Lotepred Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lotepred Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Lotepred Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lotepred Eye Drop 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.
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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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