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Ocular allergy/inflammation
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Drug Name:

ALREX Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Loteprednol etabonate 0.2%; oph susp; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Bausch & Lomb Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for ALREX:

Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis.

Adult:

1 drop into affected eye(s) 4 times daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Ocular fungal, viral, or mycobacterial infections.

Warnings/Precautions:

Reevaluate if no improvement after 2 days. Prescribe initially and renew after 14 days only after appropriate exam. Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. History of herpes simplex. Monitor IOP and for secondary infections in prolonged therapy (>10 days). Avoid abrupt cessation. Soft contact lenses (remove, may reinsert 10 minutes after instillation). Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Local reactions (eg, blurred vision, burning, itching, dry eye), photophobia, headache, rhinitis, pharyngitis. May mask or exacerbate ocular infections. Prolonged use may increase: IOP, optic nerve damage, visual acuity and field defects, cataract formation, corneal perforation.

How Supplied:

Susp—5mL, 10mL

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