FAQs ABOUT LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS
Q: How does LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS work?
A: LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS works by blocking the production of certain inflammatory mediators called prostaglandins in the body which are responsible for causing swelling, pain, redness, and scar formation in the eyes, thus it treats inflammation and pain associated with eye surgeries.
Q: How to use LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS?
A: Use LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS as advised by your doctor. It is for ophthalmic use only. Before applying, wash your hands properly. Invert closed container and shake once to fill tip before instilling the medicine. Apply one to two drops of LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS into the conjunctival sac of the affected eye for the time and duration specified by your doctor (preferably four times daily starting the day after surgery and continuing throughout the first 2 weeks of the post-operative period).
Q: What are the common side effects of using LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS?
A: The most common side-effects of using LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS are inflammation in the anterior chamber of the eye, eye pain and foreign body sensation in the eye. Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms worsens.
Q: Does LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS affect your immunity?
A: Prolonged use of LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS may suppress your immune system and affect your ability to fight against infection and increase the chance of getting eye infections including herpes simplex infection and fungal infections. Consult your doctor regarding the duration and dose of the treatment and try to avoid indiscriminate use of this medicine for a long duration of time without proper consultation.
Q: Can LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS cause cataract?
A: Yes, long-term exposure of LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS may lead to posterior and subcapsular cataract formation (type of eye disease causing opacification or clouding of back portion of the lens). Consult your doctor immediately if you feel any visual disturbance while you are using this medicine.
Q: Can I wear contact lenses while using LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS?
A: LOTEVAIL EYE DROPS contains a preservative called benzalkonium chloride which may be absorbed by soft contact lenses. You are recommended to remove contact lenses before using this medicine and you can put them back after 15 minutes of using the medicine.