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Loteprednol is a medication used for treating certain eye conditions. Specifically, the lower strength (Alrex) is prescribed to treat eye allergies, and the higher strength (Lotemax) is licensed to treat various inflammatory eye conditions. The medication comes in the form of eye drops, an eye gel, or an eye ointment. It is used in the affected eye at least four times daily. Potential side effects may include blurred vision and dry eyes.
What Is Loteprednol?Loteprednol etabonate (Alrex®, Lotemax®) is a prescription eye medication used for the treatment of a variety of different inflammatory eye conditions. It is a "steroid" eye medication.
Are There Side Effects?As with any medicine, loteprednol can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience side effects. Most people tolerate it quite well.
- Abnormal or blurred vision
- Eye burning
- Swelling of the lining of the eye and eyelid
- Eye discharge
- Dry eyes.