What is Alrex?

Loteprednol (as the ester loteprednol etabonate) is a corticosteroid used in ophthalmology. Marketed by Bausch and Lomb as Lotemax in the U.S., ocular applications for this drug include the treatment of inflammation of the eye due to allergies (according to the prescription information sheet), as well as chronic forms of keratitis (e.g.: adenoviral and Thygeson’s keratitis), vernal keratoconjunctivitis, pingueculitis, and episcleritis. The drug has little or no effect on intraocular pressure.

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I have been using Alrex drops 7 days and feel like i should stop . vision in Left eye more blurry and eyes puffy. I started with 2 drops per day...

doctor1 MD

You haven't mentioned why you were given Alrex eye drops as its dosage varies depending upon the eye disorder( allergy/uveitis/ conjunctivitis)....

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my right eye is irritated and somewhat painful. no trauma that i know of. I had similar symptoms before and I was prescribed Alrex .
Is this a...

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Brief Answer:
Seems to be due to allergy or dry eye.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to health care magic,

This irritation and pain could be due to...

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i have bad allergies and it seems to jump around from nasal to eyes i use floanase when needed and alrex eye drops .02 sol. on short term eye flare...

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If the condition is due to allergy for sure then use of prednefrin may help in reducing the inflammation and improve the condition.

But it...

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