Asked by: Bernadette Mazorra
asked in category: General Last Updated: 30th June, 2020

Is lotemax supposed to be thick?

Yes. All 3 forms have the same active ingredient (loteprednol), but the gel is better for comfort and tolerability. This means it has several advantages: Finally, Lotemax gel is thicker than the eye drop suspension which lets it “stick” to your eye better.

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Regarding this, how long does it take for lotemax to work?

This medication should start to work right away. If there is no improvement within 2 days, contact your doctor.

Subsequently, question is, what is similar to lotemax? Formulary Alternatives in Class

Drug NameBrand or GenericClass
LotemaxBrandEye anti-inflammatory agents
AlrexBrandEye anti-inflammatory agents
prednisolone sodium phosphateGenericEye anti-inflammatory agents
prednisolone acetateGenericEye anti-inflammatory agents

Just so, what are the side effects of lotemax eye drops?

Common side effects from the use of Lotemax Gel include:

  • inflammation,
  • delayed healing,
  • cataracts,
  • eye pain,
  • a sensation there is something in the eye,
  • minor burning when using the eye drops,
  • dry or watery eyes,
  • red or itchy eyes,

How many times a day should I use lotemax?

Adults—Use one or two drops of the 0.5% eye suspension in the affected eye 4 times a day. During the first week, your doctor may want you to use the eye drops more often.

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