Lotemax Ophthalmic Gel 0.5pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Lotemax: Ophthalmic gel (0.5%)

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Lotemax Ophthalmic Gel

What is this Medicine?

LOTEPREDNOL (loe te PRED nol) is used in the eye to treat swelling and pain caused by eye surgery.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Lotemax: Ophthalmic gel(0.5%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Lotemax 0.5% Ophthalmic Gel

NDC: 242080503
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ocular Pain, Postoperative Ocular Inflammation

Storage Information
Store upright
Store between 59 to 77 degrees F
Lotemax 0.5% Ophthalmic Gel

Reported Side Effects for Lotemax 0.5% Ophthalmic Gel

Rhinitis Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Irritation Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Skin Redness Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Inflammation Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Pain Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Eye Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
5.0-15.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
5.0-15.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Epiphora Incidence:
5.0-15.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itchy Eyes Incidence:
5.0-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Foreign Body Sensation Incidence:
5.0-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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