Medicine Overview of Predniwa Eye Drop
Predniwa Eye Drop is used in the treatment of redness and swelling in the eye.
Side Effects of Predniwa are Eye irritation, Watery eyes, Burning sensation.
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.
Predniwa Eye Drop is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers that make the eye red, swollen and itchy.
In Depth Information on Predniwa Eye Drop
- Your doctor has prescribed Predniwa Eye Drop to treat redness and swelling (inflammation) of the eye.
- Do not use Predniwa 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 Predniwa Eye Drop. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
- Do not stop taking Predniwa Eye Drop suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
Predniwa Eye Drop related warnings
No interaction found/established
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Predniwa 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.
Predniwa 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.
Predniwa Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
Frequently asked questions about Predniwa Eye Drop
Q. Is Predniwa an anti-inflammatory drug?
Predniwa belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Predniwa is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. How long can I take Predniwa for?
It is advisable to take Predniwa 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 Predniwa contain penicillin?
Predniwa does not contain penicillin. Predniwa belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
Yes, Predniwa 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 Predniwa a pain-killer?
Predniwa is not a pain-killer. Predniwa 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.
Yes. Predniwa is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Is Predniwa an immunosuppressant?
Predniwa belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Predniwa is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. Is Predniwa a glucocorticoid?
Predniwa is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).
Q. Can I take Predniwa with antibiotics?
Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Predniwa and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Predniwa accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Predniwa with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Predniwa with paracetamol?
Predniwa 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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