- Acetylsalicylic Acid
- Diclofenac Diethylamine
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol
- Ketorolac Tromethamine
- Loteprednol Etabonate
- Mefenamic Acid
- Sodium Cromoglycate/Cromolyn
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Lotemax* used for?
Generic for Lotemax* (Loteprednol Etabonate) is an ophthalmic solution used to treat swelling (inflammation) of the eye following eye surgery. It is also used to treat inflammation/swelling caused by certain eye conditions such as uveitis, iritis, allergic conjunctivitis, herpes zoster keratitis, and so on. This medicine belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Lotemax*?
The dosage of Generic for Lotemax* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Before applying Generic for Lotemax* eye drops, wash your hands.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Lotemax*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Lotemax* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Lotemax*?
Any medication applied in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Lotemax*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Lotemax*?
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Lotemax*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Lotemax*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Lotemax* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Lotemax* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Lotemax* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Lotemax* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Lotemax* can cause side effects such as itching, redness, tearing, or burning of the eyes, blurred vision, dry eyes, headache, and runny nose. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Lotemax*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Lotemax*?
Is it possible for me to use Generic for Lotemax* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Lotemax*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Lotemax*?
How will Generic for Lotemax* work in my body?
How should Generic for Lotemax* be used?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Lotemax* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Lotemax* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.