If your doctor prescribes LOTEMAX® SM, it's important to follow your recommended treatment plan

Manage pain and inflammation after ALL eye surgeriesWhether it’s for cataract surgery, LASIK, retinal, glaucoma, or any other eye surgery, LOTEMAX® SM can treat pain and inflammation in all eye surgeries.

Designed to be comfortable on your eyes

  • No blurred vision reported in clinical trials
  • Comfortable upon use
  • pH close to human tears
  • Includes moisturizing ingredients
  • Low amount of preservative

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


No shaking required
Apply one drop of LOTEMAX® SM 3 times a day
Same amount of treatment in every drop, every time

Please see Important Safety Information below.

There is no generic equivalent for LOTEMAX® SM

If your pharmacist asks to substitute your LOTEMAX® SM prescription, contact your doctor.


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.

Click here for full Prescribing Information for LOTEMAX® SM.