IntroductionLotepred Eye Drop belongs to a group of medicine called steroids. It is used for treatment of redness and swelling in the eyes caused by infection or allergy. It provides relief from redness, itchiness and soreness by preventing the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.
Never use Lotepred Eye Drop if the seal is broken before you use it for the first time. Wash your hands before using it. Make sure you remove contact lenses if you wear them and wait for at least 15 minutes after application before putting them back.
You should not discontinue using the medicine unless your doctor tells you so. Stopping the medication before time may allow the bacteria to continue their growth, which may result in return of the infection.
It may cause eye irritation, burning sensation, and watery eyes. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. It may also blurred your vision or cause other changes in sight for a short time, do not drive or operate other machines until your vision is clear. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should consult with your doctor before using this medicine.
Uses of Lotepred Opthalmic Suspension
- Redness and swelling in the eye
Side effects of Lotepred Opthalmic SuspensionMost side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Lotepred
- Eye irritation
- Watery eyes
- Burning sensation
How Lotepred Opthalmic Suspension worksLotepred Eye Drop is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red, swollen and itchy.