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Lotemax Ophthalmic Ointment

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Lotemax Ophthalmic Ointment

How Supplied


LOTEMAX® ointment is a corticosteroid indicated for the treatment of post-operative inflammation and pain following ocular surgery.


Apply a small amount (approximately ½ inch ribbon) into the conjunctival sac(s) four times daily beginning 24 hours after surgery and continuing throughout the first 2 weeks of the post-operative period.


Dosage Forms And Strengths

LOTEMAX is supplied sterile in a 3.5 gram tube filled with loteprednol etabonate ophthalmic ointment, 0.5%.

Storage And Handling

LOTEMAX (loteprednol etabonate ophthalmic ointment), 0.5% is a sterile ointment supplied in a tin tube with a pink polypropylene cap in the following size:

3.5 gram (NDC 24208-443-35)

Do not use if tamper evident skirt is visible on bottom of cap.


Store between 15°–25°C (59°– 77°F).

Manufactured by: Bausch & Lomb Incorporated Tampa, Florida 33637. Revised: 04/2011

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/10/2011

How Supplied

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