Why LOTEMAX® SM may be right for you


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Ask your doctor if LOTEMAX® SM may be right for you.


LOTEMAX® SM (loteprednol etabonate ophthalmic gel) 0.38% is used to treat inflammation and pain following eye surgery.

  • LOTEMAX® SM should not be used if you have an infection in your eye.
  • Before using LOTEMAX® SM, turn the closed bottle upside down and shake once to fill the bottle tip. Do not allow the dropper tip to touch any surface, as this may contaminate the gel.
  • Do not wear contact lenses when using LOTEMAX® SM when your eyes are inflamed.
  • Contact your doctor if pain develops or if redness, itching, or inflammation becomes aggravated or worsens.
  • If you use LOTEMAX® SM for longer than 10 days, your doctor should monitor pressure in your eye.
  • Medications such as LOTEMAX® SM may result in cataract formation, or may delay healing after cataract surgery.
  • There were no side effects related to LOTEMAX® SM that occurred in more than 1% of subjects dosed three times a day in the clinical studies compared to placebo.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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