Side effect(s) of Loteprednol

Review the side-effects of Loteprednol as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

  Central Nervous System
- Headache.

- Runny nose and inflammation of pharynx.

- Abnormal vision/blurring, burning sensation on instillation, swelling (or edema) of the conjunctiva, dry eyes, itching, conjunctivitis/irritation, corneal abnormalities, glaucoma, optic nerve injury, posterior sub capsular cataracts, changes in visual acuity, field defects, secondary ocular infection.

Other Precautions :

Monitor eye pressure while using it for long term.

Drug Name : Loteprednol

Loteprednol(Lotemax ) generic is a corticosteroid, prescribed for eye swelling caused by surgery, infection, allergies, and other conditions. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.

Trade Names for Loteprednol

India :

International :

Lotemax , Alrex ,Zylet , Lotemax Ophthalmic Ointment