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Invert closed bottle and shake once to fill tip before instilling drops.
Risk of Contamination
Patients should be advised not to allow the dropper tip to touch any surface, as this may contaminate the gel.
Contact Lens Wear
Patients should be advised not to wear contact lenses when using LOTEMAX.
Risk of Secondary Infection
If pain develops, redness, itching or inflammation becomes aggravated, the patient should be advised to consult a physician.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/26/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Lotemax Gel Information
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