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Composition FOR LOTEPRED 0.5% w/v eye drop

Loteprednol(0.5% w/v)

food interaction for LOTEPRED eye drop

alcohol interaction for LOTEPRED eye drop

pregnancy interaction for LOTEPRED eye drop

lactation interaction for LOTEPRED eye drop

medicine interaction for LOTEPRED eye drop

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Lotepred eye drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR LOTEPRED 0.5% w/v eye drop

Loteprednol(0.5% w/v)

Lotepred eye drop uses

Lotepred eye drop is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and eye disorders.

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.
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Common 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.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR LOTEPRED EYE DROP

Patients taking LOTEPRED EYE DROP

  • 28%
    Twice A Day
  • 23%
    Thrice A Day
  • 22%
    Once A Day
  • 17%
    Four Times A Day
  • 5%
    Twice A Month
  • 4%
    Alternate Day
  • 1%
    Twice A Week

SUBSTITUTES FOR LOTEPRED eye drop

3 Substitutes
3 Substitutes
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  • LOTEFLAM 0.5% EYE DROP
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    Cipla Ltd
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  • ETAPRED 0.5%W/V EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Sunways India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 19/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 95
    save 17% more per ML of eye drop
  • LEOS EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Senses Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 21.90/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 109.52
    save 4% more per ML of eye drop

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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.

Frequently asked questions FOR LOTEPRED 0.5% w/v eye drop

Loteprednol

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

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)