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Lotemax Ophthalmic Ointment

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Lotemax Ophthalmic Ointment

PATIENT INFORMATION

Risk of Contamination

Patients should be advised not to touch the eyelid or surrounding areas with the tip of the tube. The cap should remain on the tube when not in use.

Patients should be advised to wash hands prior to using LOTEMAX ointment.

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

Contact Lens Wear

Patients should also be advised not to wear contact lenses during their course of therapy.

Risk of Secondary Infection

If pain, redness, itching or inflammation becomes aggravated, the patient should be advised to consult a physician.

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/10/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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