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SALVUS SOLUTION

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MRP: Rs. 75.23 for 1 bottle(s) (5 ML solution each)
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Composition for SALVUS

Loteprednol(NA)

food interaction for SALVUS

alcohol interaction for SALVUS

pregnancy interaction for SALVUS

lactation interaction for SALVUS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Salvus solution 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
Salvus solution is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for SALVUS

Loteprednol(NA)

Uses

Salvus solution is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and eye disorders.

How it works

Salvus solution 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.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Conjunctival redness, Conjuntival disorder, Corneal damage, Dry eye, Eye discharge, Eye irritation, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Headache, Increased production of tears, Itching

SUBSTITUTES for SALVUS

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Expert advice for SALVUS

  • 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 SALVUS

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 17 November, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)