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Lotesol 0.2% W/V Eye Drop

Manufacturer: Nri Vision Care Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Loteprednol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Lotesol 0.2% W/V 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 Lotesol 0.2% W/V 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 Lotesol 0.2% W/V Eye Drop discuss with your doctor if you have the following conditions: If you are allergic to any of the ingredients contained within Lotesol 0.2% W/V 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 Lotesol 0.2% W/V 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.

  • Bacterial Infections

  • Tuberculosis

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Lotesol 0.2% W/V 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.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Lotesol 0.2% W/V Eye Drop , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Lotesol 0.2% W/V Eye Drop is 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 use after surgery to relieve symptoms like swelling, itching and redness.

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