Active Ingredient(s): Loteprednol
FDA Approved: * March 9, 1998
Pharm Company: * BAUSCH AND LOMB
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Lotemax Overview

Loteprednol (as the ester loteprednol etabonate) is a corticosteroid used to treat inflammations of the eye. It is marketed by Bausch and Lomb as Lotemax[1] and Loterex. It was patented in 1980 and approved for medical use in 1998.[2] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Contraindications 3 Adverse effects 4 Interactions 5 Pharmacology 5.1 Mechanism of action 5.2 Pharmacokinetics 5.3 Retrometabolic drug design 6 Chemistry 6.1 Chemical synthesis 7 References 8 Furt...

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Heart palpitations since starting lotemax ## Have you consulted your doctor? Since this does contain the active ingredient Loteprednol, which is a steroid class medication, heart palpitations could the sign of a serious reaction, so you should talk to your doctor, as soon as possible.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Gel: 0.38%, 0.5%
  • Ointment: 0.5%
  • Suspension: 0.2%, 0.5%
  • Suspension/drops: 0.2%, 0.20%, 0.25%, 0.5%, 0.50%, 1%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Lotemax: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 24208-299 Lotemax 5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Suspension/ Drops by Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
  • 24208-443 Lotemax 5 mg/g Ophthalmic Ointment by Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
  • 24208-503 Lotemax 5 mg/g Ophthalmic Gel by Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
  • 54868-4278 Lotemax 5 mg/ml Ophthalmic Suspension/ Drops by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Loteprednol or a similar ingredient: (7 results)