Can Lotemax hurt your eyes?

Can Lotemax hurt your eyes?

Can Lotemax hurt your eyes?

Common side effects of Lotemax Ophthalmic Suspension include: stinging or burning of the eyes for 1 to 2 minutes and. temporary blurred vision when you apply this medication.

What are the side effects of Alrex eye drops?

COMMON side effects

  • visual sensitivity to light.
  • an increased amount of blood in the lining of the eye called conjunctival hyperemia.
  • dry eye.
  • excessive watery eyes.
  • eye pain.
  • eye itching.
  • throat irritation.
  • a stuffy and runny nose.

How long does Alrex take to work?

ALREX provided reduction in bulbar conjunctival injection and itching, beginning approximately 2 hours after instillation of the first dose and throughout the first 14 days of treatment.

How long does Lotemax take to work?

This medication should start to work right away. If there is no improvement within 2 days, contact your doctor. Before using this eye ointment, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water.

How long should you use Lotemax eye drops?

You should not use Lotemax longer than 10 days without having the pressure in your eye checked by your doctor. Long-term use of Lotemax or other eye drops that contain steroids, may result in glaucoma or raised pressure in the eye, which can cause damage to the optic nerve, problems with vision, and cataracts.

Can you use Alrex long term?

Use of this medication for prolonged periods or in high doses may cause serious eye problems (such as high pressure inside the eyes and cataracts). Tell your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: vision problems, eye pain.

What does Lotemax do for the eyes?

This medication is used to treat certain eye conditions due to inflammation or injury. It is also used after eye surgery. Loteprednol works by relieving symptoms such as swelling, redness, and itching. It belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids.

How often can you use Lotemax eye drops?

Lotemax® SM: Adults—Apply one drop into the affected eye 3 times a day, beginning 24 hours after surgery and for 2 weeks after. Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.