Lotepred T Eye Drop

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Loteprednol, Tobramycin
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Lotepred T Eye Drop is a corticosteroid. It provides temporary relief to eye disorders such as swelling, redness and inflammations. It is given topically as an ophthalmic solution. It is also used to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis with the help of a nasal spray variant. It is also available in gel and ointment form.

On using Lotepred T Eye Drop you may experience side effects such as redness, swelling, eye sensitivity, dry eyes, headache and itchiness. In certain severe cases you may suffer from blindness and nausea. If reactions persist or worsen over time notify your physician immediately.

Before using Lotepred T Eye Drop discuss with your doctor if you have the following conditions: If you are allergic to any of the ingredients contained within Lotepred T Eye Drop, if you have any bacterial or viral infection of the eye, if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you have any allergies to foods, medicines or substances, if you are pregnant/planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.

Use Lotepred T Eye Drop as prescribed by your doctor. The usual dosage in adults is about 5 mg, one or two drops taken around four times a day.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Ophthalmologist before using this medicine.
  • Bacterial Infections

  • Tuberculosis

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Emfozen lp 0.5%/0.5% 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.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Patient should wait until the vision clears before driving or using machines.
    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

This medicine behaves as an ophthalmic drug that belongs to the class of corticosteroids. It is used for its anti-inflammatory properties for treating eye problems arising due to injury or surgery. It can also be used after surgery to relieve symptoms like swelling, itching and redness.

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