PRED FORTE Rx

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PRED FORTE

Ocular allergy/inflammation
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Prednisolone acetate 1%; oph. susp; contains benzalkonium chloride, sulfites.

Company:

Allergan

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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

PRED FORTE 5ml of 1% eye droppers (Qty:1)

appx. price $137.00