PRED FORTE 1 Percentage Drops 10 ml

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required

 

Manufacturer Name: 

ALLERGAN INDIA LTD

 

Drug classification: Glucocorticoids

 

What is this used for:

  • Iritis
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Cyclitis
  • Keratitis

 

When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy towards this medicine or ingredients present along with it
  • Systemic fungal infections
  • Live or live, attenuated vaccines in individuals with current history 

 

How should i take the medicine:

Administer this medicine as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.

 

How this medicine works:

This medicine works by binding to and activating certain genes within the cells that control inflammation and cellular processes like metabolism, immunity, protein synthesis, etc.

 

Side effects:

  • Blindness (unknown)
  • blurred vision (unknown)
  • burning or dry (unknown)
  • Itchy eyes (unknown)
  • difficulty in focusing (unknown)
  • change in vision (unknown)
  • decreased vision (unknown)
  • drooping of upper eyelids (unknown)
  • eye discharge (unknown)
  • excessive tearing (unknown)
  • Unusal feeling of something in the eye (unknown)

 

Pregnancy warning: Category C

There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Corticosteroids should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.

 

Lactation warning:

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

  • BCG Vaccine - Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are contraindicated since they may give serious adverse reactions which may lead to coma or death. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient. 


  • Clarithromycin - Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are contraindicated since they may give serious adverse reactions which may lead to coma or death. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient. 


  • Ergotamine - Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are contraindicated since they may give serious adverse reactions which may lead to coma or death. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient. 


  • Hepatitic A/B/C Vaccine- Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines is contraindicated since they may give serious adverse reactions which may lead to coma or death. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient. 


  • Silodosin - Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are contraindicated since they may give serious adverse reactions which may lead to coma or death. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient. 

 

  • Aceclofenac - Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are contraindicated since they may give serious adverse reactions which may lead to coma or death. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient. 

 

Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving/taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.

 

Food interactions: N/A.

 

Expert Advice:

  1. Report any unusual side effects experienced immediately to the doctor.
  2. This medicine should not be given to children and adolescents under 18 years old.
  3. Do not drive or operate machinery if you feel dizzy or drowsy while taking this medicine

 

Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

 

Storage Instructions:

  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. 
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste


References:

1.Drugs H. Prednisolone Ophthalmic: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 26 November 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682794.html#:~:text=Ophthalmic%20prednisolone%20reduces%20the%20irritation,class%20of%20medications%20called%20steroids.

2. Drugs H. Prednisolone Ophthalmic: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 26 November 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682794.html

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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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