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Alrex Loteprednol Etabonate

LOTEPREDNOL (loe te PRED nol) is used in the eye to treat swelling and redness caused by certain eye conditions or surgery.




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$209.19

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Est Cash Price: $240.39
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$209.19

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ALREX 0.2% EYE DROPS

$209.19

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ALREX 0.2% EYE DROPS

$209.19

Qty:5
Est Cash Price: $240.39
ALREX 0.2% EYE DROPS

$209.19

Qty:5
Est Cash Price: $261.95
ALREX 0.2% EYE DROPS

$209.19

Qty:5
Est Cash Price: $261.95
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$209.19

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Est Cash Price: $233.99
ALREX 0.2% EYE DROPS

$215.54

Qty:5
Est Cash Price: $233.99
ALREX 0.2% EYE DROPS

$215.54

Qty:5
Est Cash Price: $233.99
ALREX 0.2% EYE DROPS

$215.54

Qty:5
Est Cash Price: $233.99
ALREX 0.2% EYE DROPS

$215.54

Qty:5
Est Cash Price: $233.99
ALREX 0.2% EYE DROPS

$215.54

Qty:5

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$216.38

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ALREX 0.2% EYE DROPS

$216.38

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What is Alrex?

LOTEPREDNOL (loe te PRED nol) is used in the eye to treat swelling and redness caused by certain eye conditions or surgery.

How to take Alrex

This medicine is only for use in the eye. Do not take by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Shake well before using. Wash your hands before and after use. Tilt your head back slightly, and then pull your lower eyelid down with your index finger to form a pouch. Do not to touch the tip of the dropper to your eye, fingertips, or other surface. Squeeze the prescribed number of drops into the eye pouch. Gently close the eye for a few moments to spread the drops. Do not blink. Keep the eyes closed and apply gentle pressure to the inner corner of the eye with your finger for 1 or 2 minutes to allow the medicine to be absorbed by the eye. Do not use the medicine more often than directed. Do not stop using this medicine earlier than directed by your doctor or health care professional.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.

Check with your doctor or health care professional if your condition gets worse or if it does not start to get better within 2 days. Tell your doctor or health care professional if you are exposed to anyone with chickenpox.

If you wear contact lenses, you should remove them before using this medicine. You should wait about 10 minutes after putting the drops in your eyes before putting your lenses back in. You should not wear your contact lenses if your eyes are red.

Wear sunglasses if this medicine makes your eyes more sensitive to sunlight.

What if I miss a dose of Alrex?

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, use only that dose. Do not use double or extra doses.

Storing Alrex

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 25 degrees C (59 and 77 degrees F). Do not freeze. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

Side Effects of Alrex

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • Blurred vision or a change in vision
  • Eye infection
  • Eye pain or discharge
  • Increased redness and swelling of the eyes

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • Dry, watery, itchy, or irritated eyes
  • Headache
  • Runny nose or sore throat
  • Sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
  • Temporary blurring of vision
  • The feeling that something is in your eye

This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Interactions with Alrex

Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other eye products without asking your doctor or health care professional.

This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.




Prescription prices may vary from pharmacy to pharmacy and are subject to change. The pricing estimates given are based on the most recent information available and may change based on when you actually fill your prescription at the pharmacy. The day supply is based upon the average dispensing patterns or the specific drug and strength. The Program, as well as the prices and the list of covered drugs, can be modified at any time without notice.

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More Ways to Save on Alrex

Buy More, Less Often

If you need to take prescription medication such as Alrex over an extended period, buying a larger quantity could save you time and money. Many drugs, including Alrex work out cheaper per pill or dose when purchased in volume. Speak to your doctor about increasing the your prescription and you could pay less for drugs and need fewer trips to the pharmacist.

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Register for a Patient Assistance Program

Patient assistance programs offered by drug manufacturers can help you save money on your prescriptions. Pfizer has such a program, offering discounts to eligible patients who are prescribed Alrex. Patients prescribed expensive or branded medication may qualify for discounts through this kind of program.

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Explore Generic Drug Options

Alrex and other branded drugs often have a generic equivalent on the market at a significantly lower price. Generics account for around 8 out of 10 prescriptions filled in the US and are identical their brand name counterparts in quality, safety, strength, dosage form, route of administration, performance characteristics and intended use. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor about safe generic alternatives to your branded prescription.

Check Your Medicare Part D Coverage

Seniors with Medicare Part D may be entitled to discounts on Alrex and other prescriptions through their policy. The list of drugs covered varies from plan to plan, so check your provider’s website for more information.

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Medication plays a vital role in treating a huge number of conditions, but there may be other therapies, lifestyle changes or surgical options open to you. If you have concerns about prescription costs, or are considering a different approach to your therapy, speak to your doctor to explore alternatives to medication.