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L Pred Eye Drops 5ml

By ALLERGAN INDIA PVT LTD
5ml Eye Drop in Bottle

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Loteprednol(0.5 %)
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Therapeutic classification
OCCULAR STEROID

Medical Description

L-pred Ophthalmic suspension contains loteprednol as an active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of inflammation of the eye after surgery. You should not use this medicine if you are allergic t...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of L Pred Eye Drops 5ml

For the treatment of inflammation of the eye, after surgery
contraindications

Contraindications of L Pred Eye Drops 5ml

  • If you are allergic to loteprednol or any of the ingredients of this medicine
  • If you have eye diseases caused by viruses
  • If you have a history of eye infection caused by bacterial or fungal
  • If you are allergic to any other corticosteroid
sideEffects

Side effects of L Pred Eye Drops 5ml

  • Eye disorders like discharge from eyes, dry eyes, itching, redness, burning sensation
  • Headache
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of L Pred Eye Drops 5ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use L-pred Opthalmic suspension during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use L-pred Opthalmic suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information on the use of this medicine regarding breastfeeding. It is advisable not to breastfeed during the treatment and to consult a doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled L-pred Opthalmic suspension?
A:
It does not affectyour driving ability. Do not drive until your vision becomes clear after installing L-pred Opthalmic suspension.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with L-pred Opthalmic suspension?
A:
No interactions are seen with the use of alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from high pressure inside the eyes (glaucoma).
  • You experience impaired vision or double vision, eye irritation.
  • You need to avoid wearing contact lenses while using the eye drops.
  • You don't feel any improvement even after prolonged use.
  • It should not be usd for more than prescribed duration, as prolonged use can lead to cataract, vsion problem or glaucoma.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of L Pred Eye Drops 5ml

How Does It Work?

L-pred Ophthalmic suspension works by relieving symptoms such as swelling, redness and itching and inhibits inflammatory response to a variety of inciting agents.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of L Pred Eye Drops 5ml

  • Use this medicine as instructed by your doctor. Follow directions carefully & do not miss doses. Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying. Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper and it must be kept clean. Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
interactions

Interactions of L Pred Eye Drops 5ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of L-pred Ophthalmic suspension with medicines used for the paralysis of the ciliary muscle of the eye may increase the risk of high pressure inside the eyes.
  • Concomitant use of medicines used to treat a variety of conditions like stomach/intestinal cramps, muscular spasms, difficulty in urination or asthma, may cause an adverse effect on eyes like high pre...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of L Pred Eye Drops 5ml

  • Do not store above 25°C ...
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  • Store the container in an upright position
dosage

Dosage of L Pred Eye Drops 5ml

Overdose

As this medicine is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have insti...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of this medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not instill a...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Any precautions do I need to take before using L-pred Opthalmic suspension?

A: Wash your hands properly. Do not touch the dropper's surface. Shake L-pred Opthalmic suspension well before using it. After instilling the eye drop, apply pressure on the corner of the eyes immediately for a few seconds.

Q: Can we use L-pred Opthalmic suspension in pregnancy?

A: Information regarding the use of Loteprednol eye drops in pregnancy is not available. Do not use unless prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can L-pred Opthalmic suspension be used with contact lenses?

A: No, you should remove contact lenses and then instil Travatan eye drops.

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ContainsLoteprednol(0.5 %)
UsesSwelling of eyes post surgery
Side effectsEyes discharge, dry eyes, itching, redness, burning sensation
Last Updated on: 05 Aug 2021 | 07:33 AM (IST)
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