Why use Lotepred Eye Drops 5ml for eye swelling?
Lotepred Eye Drops 5ml contains an active ingredient of Loteprednol. It is a corticosteroid that gives medication to inflammations of the eye. Loteprednol belongs to the group of medicines called corticosteroids (steroids or cortisone-like medicines). This medication is used to treat certain eye disorders due to inflammation or injury. This is also used after an eye operation. The active ingredient of this medication is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This is manufactured by Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd.
How does Lotepred Eye Drops 5ml work?
Lotepred Eye Drops 5ml works by relieving symptoms such as:
Lotepred Eye Drops 5ml acts by preventing the inflammation by inducing the development of lipocortin. It controls the inflammatory activities of prostaglandins and leukotrienes.
How to use Lotepred Eye Drops 5ml?
Wash your hands first to avoid infection. Do not let the tip of the bottle touches your eyes. This is usually applied 4 times a day. The usage of this medication depends on your age, weight, and medical condition. Do not double the dose.
What are the side-effects of Lotepred Eye Drops 5ml?
The following are the possible side-effects that may occur while taking this medication:
- Blurred vision
- Redness or swelling of the eyes
- Increased sensitivity of the eyes to the sunlight
- Discharge from eyes
- Eye discomfort
- Itchy eyes
- Dry eyes
Contact your doctor immediately if side-effects worsen. If there are other side-effects happened that is not on the list, please inform your doctor.
Warnings and Precautions
- Tell your doctor if you have any allergies.
- This is not recommended for pregnant woman.
- Do not use contact lenses while taking this medication.
- Keep this away from the reach of children.
- Store at room temperature.