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Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml

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FORMULAPrednisolone 1 %
COMPANYAllergan
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About

Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml is a corticosteroid that is prescribed for patients suffering from uveitis, any eye injury, radiation, or chemical burn that may result in an inflammatory reaction in the eye. Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml is not prescribed to patients suffering from viral or fungal eye infections. Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml is in liquid form that comes packaged in a travel friendly plastic bottle.

1-2 drops of Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml is to be applied once every 2-4 hours. The dosage can be increased to two drops every 2 hours or reduced depending on the patient’s stage of illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient. Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands, make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn't touch the surface of the eye or any other surface. It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml. Make sure to shake Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml is not prescribed to patients under the age of 2 years and is prescribed to pregnant and lactating mothers only if necessary and under the supervision of a doctor. Patients are advised to not stop administering Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml once they see an improvement in symptoms without consulting an ophthalmologist as that may lead to a return of irritating eye symptoms.

Indications

Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml can be used to treat:

  • Eye irritation and/or swelling due to radiation 
  • Eye irritation and/or swelling due to chemicals 
  • Eye irritation and/or swelling due to something foreign entering the eye 
  • Eye irritation and/or swelling due to allergies 

How Does Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml Work

Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml perfectly combines a corticosteroid (dexamethasone) and an antibiotic (tobramycin) in an eye ointment used to fight off bacterial eye infections. With the combination of these two chemical groups, Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml can prevent the multiplication of the bacteria and reduce and eye swelling at the same time.

How To Use Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml

Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands, make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn't touch the surface of the eye or any other surface. It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml. Make sure to shake Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml, pull the head back slightly, then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied. Close eye for a minute or two after Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml application, while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages. Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops. If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml then the above steps are to be repeated.

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml, the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes. Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period. Excess of Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth. Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of irritable symptoms.

There is a risk that Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml usage may result in stains on contact lenses, and it is therefore advised to apply Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses. Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml is available in solution and in an ointment from. Intraocular pressures are to be routinely measured while undergoing treatment with Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A drop or two is prescribed to patients aged 18 years and above; to be administered every 2-4 hours. The dosage can be increased or reduced depending on the patient’s stage of illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient.

Child Dosage

There isn’t enough evidence to suggest that Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml is safe or unsafe for patients aged 18 years and below, therefore, it’s advised to consult a physician or ophthalmologist before prescribing Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml.

Elderly Dosage 

A drop or two may be prescribed to patients aged 65 years and above. The dosage may be altered after a few days or weeks depending upon the severity of the patient’s symptoms and any comorbidities the patient might be suffering from.

Pregnancy Use and Lactation

There isn't enough evidence to suggest that Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml is safe to be prescribed to expectant mothers, therefore, if you are pregnant or planning to start a family while undergoing treatment with Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml, it’s best to consult a physician before ingesting any drug.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml:

  • Allergic reaction to Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml or any other drug or ingredient
  • Glaucoma 
  • Cataract
  • Bacterial infection of the eye
  • Viral infections of the eye 
  • Corneal diseases
  • Osteoporosis 
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Moderate to severe heart disease/impairment 
  • Moderate to severe kidney disease/impairment
  • Moderate to severe liver disease/impairment 
  • Depression 
  • Suicidal thoughts 
  • Malaria 
  • Tuberculosis 
  • Disturbances in thyroid gland 
  • Disturbances in thyroid levels 

Precautions 

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml:

  • Controlled diabetes 
  • Recent history of corneal replacement 
  • Recent history of cataract surgery 
  • Recent history of bone fractures 
  • High blood pressure 
  • Mild to moderate heart disease/impairment 
  • Mild to moderate liver disease/impairment 
  • Mild to moderate kidney disease/impairment 
  • History of suicide attempts 
  • History of mental illnesses 
  • Pregnancy 
  • Breastfeeding 
  • Elderly patients

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml:

  • Aminoglutethimide 
  • Amphotericin
  • Warfarin 
  • NSAIDS (such as Ibuprofen, Aspirin and etc.)
  • Carbamazepine 
  • Celecoxib 
  • Cholestyramine 
  • Cyclosporine 
  • Digoxin 
  • Diuretics 
  • Erythromycin 
  • Certain oral contraceptives 
  • Isoniazid 
  • Ketoconazole 
  • Insulin 
  • Phenobarbital 
  • Phenytoin 
  • Rifampin 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines, Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Minor stinging (immediately after the application of Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml)
  • Blurred vision 
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Dryness of eyes

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt, the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor

  • Persistent discomfort/pain in the eye 
  • Headaches 

How To Cope with Some of The Adverse Effects?

To help soothe eyes while undergoing treatment with Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml, the following are advised

  • Wear sunglasses when going out
  • Do not unnecessarily rub eyes
  • Apply a hot or cold compress to eyes
  • Try to not wear contact lenses

FAQS

#1. How To Store Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml?

Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2. What If I Miss a Dose Of Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#3. How Is Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml Supposed to Be Applied?

Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands, make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn't touch the surface of the eye or any other surface. It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml. Make sure to shake Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml, pull the head back slightly, then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied. Close eye for a minute or two after Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml application, while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages. Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops. If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml then the above steps are to be repeated.

#4. How Does Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml Work?

Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml works by interfering with the human bodies to reduce any swelling or discomfort in the eyes.

#5. What If I Miss a Dose Of Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule

#6. Can I Take Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml During My Pregnancy & While Breastfeeding?

Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml is prescribed to pregnant and breastfeeding women, ONLY when necessary and under the care and supervision of a physician.

#7. What Lab Tests Will Be Prescribed While Undergoing Treatment With Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml?

Intraocular pressures are advised to be monitored while undergoing treatment with Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml.

#8. Is It Safe to Have Painkillers While Taking Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml?

Yes, Over-the-counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml under the supervision of a doctor. Concurrent use of ibuprofen or naproxen and similar analgesics should be avoided.

#9. Is It Safe to Have Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml Along with Oral Contraceptives?

Not all oral contraceptives are safe to be taken while undergoing treatment with Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml as certain oral contraceptives (birth control pills) may negatively interact with Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml. Consult your doctor.

#10. Can Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml Cause Dizziness? If So, How Should I Manage It?

No, in general Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml does not cause dizziness but may disturb visual activity. If this happens, you should sit or lie down until the symptoms pass. However, please note this is temporary and usually goes away as the treatment continues. It is also advised to avoid the consumption of alcohol during your treatment, as it may worsen the condition.

#11. Does Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml Cause Addiction?

No, this drug has shown no evidence to prove addiction of any kind in any patient.

#12. How Long Will I Have to Continue Taking the Medication?

It may be a long-term treatment or single shot/multiple weekly therapies depending on your condition and response and you might have to continue taking the medication even for the rest of your life.

# 13. Can I Consume Alcohol With Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml?

Alcohol is known to make an individual dizzy, thus if taken with the medication may lead to extreme dizziness. It is best to avoid the intake of alcohol during your treatment.

#14. Is Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml Safe to Give To Elderly Patients?

Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml causes immune suppression and muscle atrophy besides other side effects.  Extreme caution is advised when treating elderly patients

#15. Is It Safe to Have Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml Before Undergoing Any Surgical Procedure?

The patient must always inform the doctor regarding the intake of Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml before any kind of invasive treatment like surgery, dental procedure, etc. doctor will guide you better accordingly.

#16. Can I Drive After Taking THIS Medication?

No, in general Pred Forte Eye 1% Drop 5 ml does not cause dizziness but may disturb visual activity. If this happens, avoid driving till it subsides.

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