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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: The concentration of steroid in alex is very low, will not precipitate on the lens nor shorten the lens life, nor should it cause any problems with th ... Read More

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Strength: Lotemax is standard dose steroid in concentration. Alrex is 1/10 dilution of standard steroid. Your ophthalmologist can evaluate your condition and ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
None: Alrex (loteprednol) is a steroid. No steroid is available over the counter as you should be following up with an eye doctor when using them. Alrex (lo ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergies: Allergies cause itching ; tearing. Over-the-counter allergy medicine ; eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eyedrop that used to be ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Very little: Alrex (loteprednol) is a steroid. A small quantity of this taken orally is unlikely to be harmful.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably not: Alrex (loteprednol) is extremely weak and you would not be likely to notice the difference. Pred Forte has a good deal of anti-inflammatory strength ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Inflammation: This is a somewhat strong topical steroid used to treat a variety of inflammations on the surface or interior of the eye. It should be only taken whi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Gently: I assume that you are receiving Lotemax (loteprednol) for some allergic type conditon of your eyes which causes itching. Scratching is ok if done gen ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
A few: Lotemax (loteprednol) is a steroid of intermediate potency which has a lowered incidence of the major side effect of topical steroids for the eye whic ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
NO: There are no non prescription steroid containing eyedrops. There is a non steroidal antihistamine type drop, ketotifen generic, that is available wit ... Read More

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