A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
0.5% EYE DROPS
Lotemax eye drops contain a substance called Loteprednol. This chemical belongs to the family of medicines known as corticosteroids, often simply known as steroids. The medication is used to treat different types of eye conditions such as conjunctivitis due to inflammation or injury. It may also be used after eye surgery for a short period of time. It helps relieve inflammation, redness and irritation, swelling, itching, and other similar symptoms in the eyes.
You can purchase the medicine Lotemax from Canada Pharmacy.
Ensure that your hands are washed and free of any impurities before using the medication. Shake the bottle well before putting a drop into the eye and repeating the same in the other if required. You can be as frequent with the application as your doctor’s prescription. If you are using eye ointments as well, make sure you use eye drops first to let them enter the eyes before using the ointment.
Lotemax eye drops contain Loteprednol Etabonate 5 mg (0.5%) as well as edetate disodium, glycerin, povidone, purified water and tyloxapol.
Hydrochloric acid or sodium hydroxide may be added to maintain the pH at around 5.5-5.6.
The following need to be considered when using Loteprednol:
All medications have side effects, but once the treatment is completed, these too stop. Some possible side effects of Lotemax generic are: