Pred Forte Prednisolone Acetate and/or alternatives
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Description of Pred Forte
The generic name of Pred Forte is Prednisolone Acetate. It belongs to a group of drugs known as corticosteroids. Pred Forte is available in the form of an ophthalmic suspension. The drug is a prescription medication, which means you need to consult your doctor before you buy Pred Forte online.
Indications & Dosage of Pred Forte
Pred Forte is indicated in the treatment of inflammatory conditions of the eyes and eyelids caused by specific conditions. It is generally used in the case of short term eye treatment to treat inflammatory conditions of the cornea, anterior segment of the globe, or bulbar and palpebral conjunctiva.
Pred Forte works to reduce the release of inflammatory substances that cause redness, swelling or irritation. This action of the drug helps reduce the inflammatory condition that may be caused by radiation, heat, allergy, chemicals, or foreign object in the eye.
Your doctor will give specific instructions regarding the dosage and administration of the medication in your eyes. The usual recommended dose of Pred Forte is two drops of the medication in the eyes(s), 4 times daily. You should take care not to touch the tip of the eye dropper to any surface while administering the medication in the eye(s) as it may contaminate the solution.
Side Effects & Interactions of Pred Forte
Like all other medicines, Pred Forte may also cause mild to severe side effects in some patients. However, not all people who use this medication experience side effects. Many people who use this drug do not complain about any side effect.
Less severe side effects associated with the use of Pred Forte eye drops include: temporary stinging or burning sensation in the eye or blurred vision. These side effects may be experienced by some people after administering the medication in the affected eye(s).
Severe side effects associated with the medication are: continuing blurred vision, eye pain, changes in vision, worsening or continued irritation, itching or swelling, or discharge from the eyes. Stop using the eye drops and consult your doctor immediately if you notice or experience any severe side effects after using Pred Forte eye drops.
Some people may also experience allergic reactions after using Pred Forte ophthalmic solution. Seek medical attention immediately if you notice or experience tightness in the chest, rashes, itching, or difficulty breathing.
Pred Forte may potentially interact with other medicines you are using and cause side effects. If you are using other eye drugs, keep a gap of at least 5 minutes between the two eye medications.
Before you buy Pred Forte, inform the doctor about every drug you are using, which includes prescription medications, other eye medicines, over the counter drugs and herbal supplements.
Warnings & Precautions of Pred Forte
You should not use Pred Forte if you are hypersensitive to any ingredient in it. The ophthalmic solution contains many inactive ingredients that may cause side effects if you are allergic to any of them. Pred Forte may not be the right medication for people with medical problems such as optic nerve damage, diabetes, thinning of the cornea, glaucoma, or other eye issues.
Pred Forte is listed as a category C pregnancy drug. Pregnant women, nursing mothers, and women planning to get pregnant should learn about the risks and benefits of using the drug from their doctor and then buy Pred Forte.