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Lotemax Gel Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is loteprednol ophthalmic (Lotemax Gel)?
- What are the possible side effects of loteprednol ophthalmic (Lotemax Gel)?
- What is the most important information I should know about loteprednol ophthalmic (Lotemax Gel)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using loteprednol ophthalmic (Lotemax Gel)?
- How should I use loteprednol ophthalmic (Lotemax Gel)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Lotemax Gel)?
- What happens if I overdose (Lotemax Gel)?
- What should I avoid while using loteprednol ophthalmic (Lotemax Gel)?
- What other drugs will affect loteprednol ophthalmic (Lotemax Gel)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Lotemax Gel)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember the missed dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Lotemax Gel)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of loteprednol ophthalmic is not likely to cause life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using loteprednol ophthalmic (Lotemax Gel)?
Avoid using other medications in your eyes during treatment with loteprednol ophthalmic unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect loteprednol ophthalmic (Lotemax Gel)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on loteprednol used in the eyes. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about loteprednol ophthalmic.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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