Pred Forte (Ophthalmic)


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side effects


I've been take Pred forrte for about six weeks and the entire time I have had a cough. Is this a common
by Kim Eriksson in Naples, FL, 10/26/2006

side effects


I've been taking Pred forrte for about six weeks and the entire time I have had a cough and gagging systoms . Is this a common side effect?
by Kim Eriksson in Naples, FL, 10/26/2006

using Pred Forte eye drop andAtropine eye drop.. and could site be restoe to blind


I am blind in my left eye from the age of 5years old , ... Got stick in the eye with a straight pin in the pupil...   The prescribe  Atropine eye drop BP and Pred Forte(prednisolone acelate ophtbalmic suspension) use 1% ....  What ...
by Albert Roker in Freeport , Bahamas, 01/27/2009

side effects over period of 4 weeks


After surgery for a detached retina I've used Pred Forte and in the last day I've noticed sore lips and puffy feeling in the lips. Could this be a side effect?  
by Frank Shaffer in Williamsburg, VA, 08/26/2006

what if you feel numbness under the eye nose lip


numbness im feeling by under my eye and my left nostrol and top lip
by katrina in barbados, 08/26/2008

Pred Forte (Ophthalmic) Drug and Prescription Information

Pred Forte (Ophthalmic)

Pred Forte (Ophthalmic) Medication Classification

PREDNISOLONE (Into the eye)

Pred Forte (Ophthalmic) Brandname

Pred Forte, Econopred, Pred Mild, Econopred Plus, Ocu-Pred-A, AK-Pred, Inflamase Forte, Ocu-Pred Forte, Prednisol, Inflamase, Ocu-Pred

Pred Forte (Ophthalmic) is used for the Treatment

Prednisolone (pred-NISS-oh-lone) Treats eye swelling, itching, and discomfort caused by allergies.Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.

When To Not Use Pred Forte (Ophthalmic)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to prednisolone or other corticosteroids such as dexamethasone (Decadron®). You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to sodium bisulfite.

How Should You Use Pred Forte (Ophthalmic)

Drop

  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to. This medicine is not for long-term use.
  • Wash your hands before and after using the medicine.
  • Shake the eye drops well just before each use.
  • Lie down or tilt your head back. With your index finger, pull down the lower lid of your eye to form a pocket.
  • To use the eye drops: Hold the dropper close to your eye with the other hand. Drop the correct number of drops into the pocket made between your lower lid and eyeball. Gently close your eyes. Place your index finger over the inner corner of your eye for 1 minute. Do not rinse or wipe the dropper or allow it to touch anything, including your eye. Put the cap on the bottle right away. Keep the bottle upright when you are not using it.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Proper Pred Forte (Ophthalmic) Storage

Store Pred Forte (Ophthalmic) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Pred Forte (Ophthalmic) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Pred Forte (Ophthalmic)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Talk with your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicines in the eye.

Pred Forte (Ophthalmic) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have glaucoma, an eye infection, or cataracts before using this medicine.
  • Do not wear contact lenses unless approved by your doctor.
  • You should not use leftover medicine to treat other eye conditions.
  • While you are using this medicine, keep all appointments with your doctor.

Pred Forte (Ophthalmic) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe eye irritation, redness, swelling or pus in or around the eye
  • Severe eye pain
  • Change in or loss of vision

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