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If you have eye allergies or certain other eye problems, your healthcare provider may recommend Lotemax® (loteprednol etabonate). This prescription medicine is a type of steroid, which works by reducing inflammation. It comes in the form of a suspension (eye drop). Depending on the severity of the eye problem, dosing typically starts at four times daily.
Not everyone can use this eye medication, so review the safety information for Lotemax with your healthcare provider before starting treatment. For example, you may not be able to use these eye drops if you have certain medical conditions, such as glaucoma or an eye infection.
Although most people do not experience problems while using this drug, Lotemax can cause side effects. Some of the common side effects include blurred vision, eyelid swelling, and dry eyes.
(Click Lotemax for a more in-depth look at important information on Lotemax eye drops. This article discusses how the medication works, lists other side effects, and offers some general tips on when and how to use it.)
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