What should I avoid while using Lotemax ophthalmic?
Do not share this medicine with another person, even if they have the same symptoms you have. This medicine may cause blurred vision and may impair your reactions. Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you.
What are the possible side effects of Lotemax ophthalmic?
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have: pain when using the eye drops; worsening redness or itching; eye pain or swelling, trouble closing your eye; pain behind your eyes, sudden vision changes; tunnel vision, seeing halos around lights; or signs of eye infection--redness, severe discomfort, crusting or drainage. Common side effects may include: minor burning when using the eye drops; eye pain, blurred vision; dry or watery eyes; feeling like something is in your eye; your eyes may be more sensitive to light; headache; or runny nose, sore throat.
How long should you use Lotemax eye drops?
Lotemax would typically be prescribed for two weeks to three months initially and then may need to be used again on a 1-2 week regimen periodically if the inflammation occurs again.
Can Lotemax cause blurry vision?
Common side effects of Lotemax Ophthalmic Suspension include: stinging or burning of the eyes for 1 to 2 minutes and. temporary blurred vision when you apply this medication.
Should Lotemax be refrigerated?
Store this medicine in an upright position at room temperature. Do not freeze.
Do you shake Lotemax?
To avoid contamination, do not touch the bottle tip or let it touch your eye or any other surface. Turn the bottle upside down and shake once to fill the tip with the gel. Gently pull down the loer eyelid to make a pouch.