Durezol vs Lotemax

Durezol
(Rx)
Lotemax
(Rx)
Durezol is an eye & vision care product.
Lotemax is an eye & vision care product.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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June 23, 2008
March 9, 1998
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
531 Discussions
2,245 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Uveitis
#2 for Inflammation
#3 for Iritis
#5 for Eye Pain
#6 for Eye Disease
Our data suggest that Durezol is taken for Uveitis and Iritis, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Inflammation.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Inflammation
#2 for Infection
#3 for Iritis
#4 for Eye Pain
#6 for Eye Problems
Lotemax is prescribed for Inflammation and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dur
Floaters
2
Light Sensitivity
1
Scleritis
1
Trauma
1
Weight Gain
1
Photophobia
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Palpitations
1
Bad Vision
1
Tachycardia
1
Lot
Cataract
3
Scleritis
1
Bad Vision
1
Floaters
1
Nearsighted
1
Addiction
1
Migraines
1
Herpes Simplex
1
Photophobia
1
Fever
1
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Durezol
Dur
Lotemax
Lot
Floaters
Dur
Lot
2
1
Light Sensitivity
Dur
Lot
1
0
Scleritis
Dur
Lot
1
1
Trauma
Dur
Lot
1
0
Weight Gain
Dur
Lot
1
0
Photophobia
Dur
Lot
1
1
High Blood Pressure
Dur
Lot
1
0
Palpitations
Dur
Lot
1
0
Bad Vision
Dur
Lot
1
1
Tachycardia
Dur
Lot
1
0
Cataract
Lot
Dur
3
0
Scleritis
Lot
Dur
1
1
Bad Vision
Lot
Dur
1
1
Floaters
Lot
Dur
1
2
Nearsighted
Lot
Dur
1
0
Addiction
Lot
Dur
1
0
Migraines
Lot
Dur
1
0
Herpes Simplex
Lot
Dur
1
0
Photophobia
Lot
Dur
1
1
Fever
Lot
Dur
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Durezol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Lotemax during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Durezol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Lotemax and alcohol.
Method of use
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Eye Drops
Eye Ointment
Dosages
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Drops: 0.05%
Drops: 0.5%
Ointment: 0.5%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Difluprednate
Loteprednol Etabonate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Durezol and Lotemax: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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