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Lotemax (Loteprednol Etabonate 0.5%)

Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Lotemax Eye Drops
Manufacturer: Bausch & Lomb
Country: Canada
Dosage: 0.5 %/10 ml
Type: drug type
Product: Lotemax Eye Drops (ON BACKORDER)
Manufacturer: Bausch & Lomb
Country: Turkey
Dosage: 0.5 %/5 ml
Type: drug type
Product: Lotemax Eye Gel
Manufacturer: Bausch & Lomb
Country: Canada
Dosage: 0.5 %/5 gm
Type: drug type
Product: Lotemax Eye Ointment
Manufacturer: Bausch & Lomb
Country: Canada
Dosage: 0.5 %/3.5 gm

Generic Equivalent of Lotemax
Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Loteprednol Etabonate 0.5% Eye Drops (L-Pred by Allergan)
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: India
Dosage: 0.5 %/5 ml

Lotemax Information

reviewed by Carol Hou, Pharmacist on 9/27/2023 4:38:43 PM.

Lotemax Details (Brand and Generic)

Canada Pharmacy Online currently stocks the brand Lotemax eye drops, eye ointment and eye gel, manufactured by Bausch & Lomb in Canada. You can also order its generic, Loteprednol also called L-Pred, sourced from Allergan in India. You can also find more information about us or to place an order for Simbrinza Canada, please call our Customer Service line at 1866-920-3784.


Lotemax eye drops (Loteprednol Etabonate Ophthalmic Suspension) is available in the strength of 0.5%/10ml. Lotemax Eye Ointment is available in the dosage of 0.5 %/3.5 gm. Lotemax Eye Gel is available in the dosage of 0.5 %/5 gm. The generic Lotemax eye drops is available in the strength of 0.5%/5 ml eye drops.


Lotemax is a corticosteroid prescribed only for the treatment of eye conditions due to inflammation or injury such as swelling, redness, and itching. Loteprednol Etabonate Ophthalmic Suspension is used for the treatment of steroid responsive inflammatory conditions of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva, cornea and anterior segment of the globe, such as allergic conjunctivitis; acne; rosacea; superficial punctate keratitis; herpes zoster keratitis; iritis; cyclitis and selected infective conjunctivitis, when the inherent hazard of steroid use is accepted to obtain an advisable diminution in edema and inflammation. Lotemax is also indicated for the treatment of post-operative inflammation following ocular surgery. This medication works by relieving symptoms such as swelling, redness, and itching. Our customers may also order other eye medications such as Restasis Canada.

Side Effects and Precautions

Like most medications, there are some common side effects of using Lotemax. Patients may experience stinging and burning of the eyes for 1 to 2 minutes, temporary blurred vision. Unless advised by your doctor, you should not wear contact lenses while taking this medication. You should wait at least 15 minutes after each dose before putting them on. Other side effects of Lotemax Ophthalmic Suspension include:

• being more sensitive to light;
• dry eyes;
• eye pain;
• eye redness;
• feeling that something is in your eye;
• headache;
• itchy eyes;
• runny nose;
• sore throat;
• vision problems;
• watery eyes;

Do not hesitate to speak to your doctor if you experience more serious side effects such as pain when using the eye drops, worsening redness or itching, eye pain or swelling, trouble closing your eyes, pain behind your eyes, sudden vision changes, tunnel vision, seeing halos around lights, or signs of eye infection

Warnings and Interactions

You should not use Lotemax if you are allergic to loteprednol, or if you have an eye infection (including herpes simplex). To make sure Lotemax is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had glaucoma, or cataracts as use of Lotemax for prolonged periods or in high doses may cause serious eye problems. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding to discuss any possible risks. Lotemax should not be used by persons under the age of 18 years. It is unlikely that other drugs taken orally or injected will have an effect on Lotemax used in the eyes. Lotemax should be stored at room temperature away for light and moisture and out of reach of children and pets. Do not freeze and do not store in the bathroom.

Questions and Answers

How should I use Lotemax?

Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed. Wash your hands before using eye medication. Shake the eye drops well just before each use. If using the gel, turn the bottle upside down and shake once to fill the dropper tip with gel. To use this medicine: Tilt your head back slightly and pull down your lower eyelid to create a small pocket. Hold the dropper above the eye and squeeze a drop into this pocket. Close your eyes for 1 or 2 minutes. Use only the number of drops your doctor has prescribed. Do not touch the tip of the eye dropper or place it directly on your eye. A contaminated dropper can infect your eye, which could lead to serious vision problems.

Can I wear contact lenses while using Lotemax?

Do not use while wearing soft contact lenses. A preservative in Lotemax could permanently stain the lenses. Use the medicine at least 15 minutes before inserting your contact lenses.

Is Lotemax available over the counter?

No, Lotemax is only available with a valid prescription from your doctor. Is the Generic alternative Loteprednol Etabonate Ophthalmic Suspension made by the same company as the brand Lotemax? No. The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

Why is Lotemax more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Lotemax, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our mission is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Lotemax from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does generic Lotemax Eye Drops cost in Canada?

Loteprednol Etabonate Ophthalmic Suspension Eye Drops start at $42.99 per 0.5%/5 ml.

What is the lowest price of Lotemax Eye Drops?

At our pharmacy generic, Lotemax Eye Drops retails at $27.00 per 0.5%/5ml vial, if you order a quantity of 3. The brand Lotemax Eye drops retails from $63.99 per 0.5%/10ml vial.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Lotemax from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1.866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Lotemax prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1.866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Lotemax Eye Drops/Ointments/Eye Gels I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three-month supply of Lotemax at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Lotemax over the counter from your Canadian Pharmacy?

No, Lotemax requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

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