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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lotemax Opht.

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Condition: Other
8/18/2014 8:49:30 PM

Reviewer: shooter, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Since they switched from suspension to gel, had extreme side effects. Severe shooting pain and blown blood vessels after using the gel formula for a month or so. Used the suspension formula for a couple of years and no side effects and that worked great! Price of the gel which only last 18 days is outrageous from the suspension.

Condition: Other
8/6/2014 11:59:35 PM

Reviewer: Safetydoc, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Used along with Prolensa and Besivance following cataract surgery and IOL implants. Worked well but thick and leaves a residue in the corners of the eye that can become dry and irritating. Surgeon stated to irrigate between times of drops with artificial tears if needed to wash out excess, being careful not to do so too close to application of the gel. Worked great for me. Right eye done three wee ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/18/2014 9:42:32 PM

Reviewer: felling unhappy,frustated, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I suffer from chronic dry eye due to sjogren syndrome(I am not producing tears, my doctor gave this eye drops to use twice a day, the first treatment day my eyes got red swallow as hell and worst

Condition: Other
9/21/2013 7:23:25 PM

Reviewer: auntlu, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
am using after cataract surgury, is it safe? would this bring on glaucona?

Condition: Other
9/2/2012 9:27:49 AM

Reviewer: GPC sufferer, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed Lotemax .5 to treat Giant Papillary Conjuntivitis (GPC). The dosage is 4x's daily for 5 days, then 2x's daily for 5 days. Yesterday 9/1/2012 was my first day using and only instilled 3x's since I filled the Rx in late afternoon. When I woke in the morning my left eyelid was swelled so bad and I am wondering if this is a sign that the meds are working? The left eyelid ... Show Full Comment

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