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Lowin Eye Drop

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Primary uses of Lowin Eye Drop

Redness and swelling in the eye
MRP
45.13
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Lowin Eye Drop

Uses of Lowin Eye Drop

Lowin Eye Drop is used in the treatment of redness and swelling in the eye.

Lowin Eye Drop side effects

Common

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

How to use Lowin 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 Lowin Eye Drop works

Lowin Eye Drop is a steroid. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause redness and swelling in the eye.

In Depth Information on Lowin Eye Drop

Expert advice for Lowin Eye Drop

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lowin Eye Drop to treat redness and swelling (inflammation) of the eye. 
  • Do not use Lowin 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.
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Lowin Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Lowin Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lowin 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
Lowin 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 Lowin 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
Lowin 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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lowin Eye Drop

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Q. Does Lowin treat pink eye?
Lowin is used for treat inflammation of parts of conjunctiva; relives redness and itching. It must not be used for undiagnosed red eye condition. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Lowin an antibiotic?
No, Lowin is not an antibiotic. Lowin belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye
Q. Is Lowin a steroid?
Yes, Lowin is a steroid. Lowin belongs to a group of medicines called synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). It is used to relive inflammatory condition of the eye
Q. Is Lowin safe?
Lowin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Lowin generic?
Yes, Lowin is a generic name. It is available in various trade names
Q. How does Lowin work?
Lowin belongs to a group of medicines synthetic corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). Lowin binds to its receptors and controls the production of certain chemicals that mediate infections in the body, thereby inhibiting the inflammatory reactions (such as swelling, fibrin deposition, capillary dilatation, phagocyte migration)
Q. What is Lowin ophthalmic suspension used for?
Lowin is used to treat inflammation of parts of conjunctiva such as the palpebral conjunctive (a clear membrane, which coats the inside of the eyelids.) and bulbar conjunctiva (a clear membrane of the eye, which covers the outer surface of the eye)
Q. How much does Lowin cost?
The price of Lowin may vary depending upon the brand prescribed to you.Please read the instruction on the package for the correct price of the product.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lowin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lowin with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon, Senzia, Rositus, Roglin, Avandia, Reglit
Lowin with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide, Premeal, Reepag, Q Repa
Lowin with Nateglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide, Nateron
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