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Pred Forte Eye Drop


Overview

Uses of Pred Forte Eye Drop

Pred Forte Eye Drop is used in the treatment of redness and swelling in the eye.

Pred Forte Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Watery eyes
  • Burning sensation

How to use Pred Forte Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Pred Forte Eye Drop works

Pred Forte Eye Drop is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers that make the eye red, swollen and itchy.

Pred Forte Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pred Forte Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Pred Forte Eye Drop is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Pred Forte Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Pred Forte Eye Drop to treat redness and swelling (inflammation) of the eye. 
  • Do not use Pred Forte Eye Drop for more than the prescribed duration as it may cause glaucoma or secondary infection. 
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contaminating the eye drops.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Pred Forte Eye Drop. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Pred Forte Eye Drop suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Pred Forte with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Pred Forte an anti-inflammatory drug?

Pred Forte belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Pred Forte is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.

Q. How long can I take Pred Forte for?

It is advisable to take Pred Forte for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the treatment suddenly or take for a longer period than recommended by your doctor.

Q. Does Pred Forte contain penicillin?

Pred Forte does not contain penicillin. Pred Forte belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.

Q. Does Pred Forte expire?

Yes, Pred Forte does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.

Q. Is Pred Forte a pain-killer?

Pred Forte is not a pain-killer. Pred Forte belongs to a group of medicines called steroids which are anti-inflammatory in nature and can help in the relief of pain associated with inflammation.

Q. Is Pred Forte safe?

Yes. Pred Forte is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.

Q. Is Pred Forte an immunosuppressant?

Pred Forte belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Pred Forte is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.

Q. Is Pred Forte a glucocorticoid?

Pred Forte is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).

Q. Can I take Pred Forte with antibiotics?

Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Pred Forte and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Pred Forte accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Pred Forte with antibiotics.

Q. Can I take Pred Forte with paracetamol?

Pred Forte can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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