Pred-Forte

Pred-Forte

prednisolone

Manufacturer:

Allergan

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Prednisolone acetate
Indications/Uses
Steroid-responsive inflammation of the palpebral & bulbar conjunctiva, cornea & anterior segment of the globe.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Instill 1-2 drops into the conjunctival sac bid-qid. May be increased to 2 drops hrly during the initial 24-48 hr.
Contraindications
Acute untreated purulent ocular infections, acute superficial herpes simplex (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, varicella & most other viral diseases of the cornea & conjunctiva, ocular TB & fungal diseases of the eye.
Special Precautions
Diseases causing thinning of cornea. Avoid prolonged use. Acute purulent eye infections. History of herpes simplex. Fungal infection of the cornea. May cause glaucoma. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <2 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Increased IOP w/ optic nerve damage, visual field defects, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, secondary ocular infections from fungi or viruses liberated from ocular tissues & perforation of the globe when there is corneal or scleral thinning, delayed wound healing. Systemic side effects may occur w/ extensive use.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
S01BA04 - prednisolone ; Belongs to the class of corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of inflammation of the eye.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Pred-Forte eye drops 1 %
Packing/Price
5 mL x 1's
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