What is Lotemax eye drops used for?
Lotemax eye drops containing loteprednoletabonate. It is a corticosteroid that is useful for treating swelling of eyes caused by surgery, allergies, infection and other illnesses.
How often can you use Lotemax eye drops?
The adults should instill one to two drops of Lotemax eye drops in the affected eye four times a day. In the first week, your physician may recommend you to use the eye drops more often.
Is there a generic for Lotemax eye drops?
Loteprednol, the active constituent present in Lotemax is a costly drug prescribed for treating swelling and redness associated with certain eye disorders or surgery. Presently, there are no generic substitutes for Lotemax.
Can Lotemax be used for pink eye?
You are said to suffer from a pink eye if one of both of your eyes become red, itchy and watery. It is known as called allergic conjunctivitis. This eye drops can be used for a short-time for treating a more severe form of allergic conjunctivitis if anti-histamines do not work.
Is Lotemax a strong steroid?
Loteprednoletabonate 0.5% present in Lotemax eye drops is referred to as a soft steroid. Its anti-inflammatory efficacy can be a little less as compared to prednisolone acetate 1%.