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And I am currently on lotemax (loteprednol) eye drops. Any side effects to the eyes?

And I am currently on lotemax (loteprednol) eye drops. Any side effects to the eyes?

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 which is elevation of eye pressure. It is very useful for topical and internal inflammation and is usually comfortable. Your ophthalmologist can check for eye pressure if you are on this long term for the unlikely elevation of eye pressure. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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Loteprednol (Definition)

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My son is blind, stage v r.O.P., his opthamologist wants him to stay on lotemax (loteprednol) indefinitely, what could be the side effects other than his eyes?

My son is blind, stage v r.O.P., his opthamologist wants him to stay on lotemax (loteprednol) indefinitely, what could be the side effects other than his eyes?

Minimal risk: The side effects of this are glaucoma and cataracts - both sight threatening if you have vision to begin with. Lotexmax will prevent inflammation in the eye and make it comfortable. Glaucoma and cataracts are irrelevant if the eye does not see. And there are no systemic effects. ...Read more

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What are side effects of gin?

What are side effects of gin?

Same as any alcohol: Less likely to cause hangover, but causes the same liver inflammation, scarring and damage as any other form of alcohol, as well as damage to esophagus, stomach, pancreas. Also can be toxic to the heart, the immune system, the bone marrow (which makes our blood components), impairing our ability to fight infections and our general immune system. PLUS, it causes many kinds of cancers. ...Read more

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Does cbt have any side effects?

Does cbt have any side effects?

CBT: Cbt is mostly free of side effects, but during the treatment you may well feel some anxiety. For instance, exposure and response prevention are part of cbt treatment for obsessive compulsive d/o. With ocd, the person is unconsciously using compulsive behaviors to bind anxiety -- and if prevented, will temporarily feel anxiety. The therapist will help you through this. ...Read more

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Side effects of nasovion drops?

Side effects: The medication has minimal side effects and is basically harmless. ...Read more

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Side effects of over musterbation

Side effects of over musterbation

None: Unless you consider the negatives associated with excessive self-indulgence. There is some evidence that auto-sexual obsession may contribute to sexual dysfunction with one's partner. See your doctor if obsessive-compulsive disorder is an issue. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of garlic?

What are the side effects of garlic?

Bad breath, gas &...: In general, garlic is one of the healthiest foods we can eat & is generally well-tolerated, but not everyone tolerates it well. It famously causes bad breath.Some get intestinal gas or upset stomach from it. It can sting/irritate the skin.Some are allergic to it and report headaches, muscle aches, fatigue &/or dizziness but that's rare.See http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/garlic & comment:. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Lotemax (Definition)

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