Lotemax

What is Lotemax?

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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Hello I have a question for an eye doctor. Is there a difference between Lotemax and Lotemax gel? I have been using Lotemax for the past 10 days...

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Dear XXXXXXX,
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lotemax drop and gel have a small difference that is the medium being gel the efficacy is more.
There difference...

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I was prescribed Lotemax drops for my eye, due to seeing flashes of light, particularly in a dark room. Since using the drops, now I have blurred...

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It seems from the history that you are prescribed with eye drops lotemax. Lotemax is a steroid eye drop and it is used for treatment of eye...

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Hello I had PRK surgery and I was prescribed the use of Lotemax 4 times a day for the first month after surgery, 3 times a day for the second month...

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It seems from the history that you have undergone PRK surgery and you are prescribed with lotemax eye drops for 3 months.
Lotemax eye drops...

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hello I have my eyes red all the time ..I went to the doctor eye physicians ,a nd she said that I have keratoconjunctivitis and blepharitis . I had...

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I just noticed my left eyelid was drooping a little. I had been taking Lotemax for episcleritis in that eye for 13 days (weaning off of it over the...

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Hello I had PRK surgery and I was prescribed the use of Lotemax 4 times a day for the first month after surgery, 3 times a day for the second month...

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Deep right eye pain behide the eyelid/eyebrow area. Iritis treated with Lotemax 3X and no longer visible. Recent CT scan and exam by ophthamologist...

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