Loteflam Eye Drops (Loteprednol Etabonate)
What is Loteflam Eye Drops (Loteprednol Etabonate) used for?
Loteflam Eye Drops (Loteprednol Etabonate) are used to treat inflammation, redness and itching caused by eye injury or other eye conditions. It is a type of medication known as a corticosteroid, which works by preventing the body from releasing certain substances which cause inflammation.
How should I use Loteflam Eye Drops (Loteprednol Etabonate)?
Loteflam Eye Drops (Loteprednol Etabonate) should be applied directly to the eye. Patients should follow the instructions of their physician carefully, and apply the medication to the eye as directed. Remember to tilt your head back before applying the eye drops, and to gently press the corner of your eye, next to your nose for 2 minutes after applying the medication. You should not use these eye drops for longer than 2 weeks unless directed to do so by your physician.
What are the side effects of Loteflam Eye Drops (Loteprednol Etabonate)?
Loteflam Eye Drops (Loteprednol Etabonate) may cause some side effects, including:
Patients should note that it is essential to consult a physician if any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if any other more serious side effects occur, such as signs of another eye infection or vision problems.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Loteflam Eye Drops (Loteprednol Etabonate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.