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PRED FORTE
Ocular allergy/inflammation
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Drug Name:

PRED FORTE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Prednisolone acetate 1%; oph. susp; contains benzalkonium chloride, sulfites.

Company:
Allergan

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for PRED FORTE:

Ocular inflammation.

Adults and Children:

Instill 1–2 drops 2–4 times daily. During the initial 24–48hrs, the dosing frequency may be increased if needed.

Contraindications:

Fungal, mycobacterial, viral (except herpes zoster) or untreated bacterial infections.

Warnings/Precautions:

Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Myopia. Diabetes. Asthma. Monitor for secondary infections and intraocular pressure in prolonged use. Avoid abrupt cessation. Re-evaluate if no improvement after 2 days. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

See Also:

PRED MILD

Pharmacological Class:

Steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

May mask or exacerbate infections. Increased intraocular pressure, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, delayed wound healing, corneal perforations, optic nerve damage, defects in visual acuity and fields of vision, allergic reactions.

How Supplied:

Mild—5mL, 10mL; Forte—5mL, 10mL, 15mL

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