Pred Forte Generic Name & Formulations
Prednisolone acetate 1%; oph. susp; contains benzalkonium chloride, sulfites.
Mild—5mL, 10mL; Forte—5mL, 10mL, 15mL
Mechanism of Action
Glucocorticoids inhibit the edema, fibrin deposition, capillary dilation, and phagocytic migration of the acute inflammatory response, as well as capillary proliferation, deposition of collagen, and scar formation.
Pred Forte Indications
Pred Forte Dosage and Administration
Adults and Children
Instill 1–2 drops 2–4 times daily. During the initial 24–48hrs, the dosing frequency may be increased if needed.
Pred Forte Contraindications
Fungal, mycobacterial, viral (except herpes zoster) or untreated bacterial infections.
Pred Forte Boxed Warnings
Pred Forte Warnings/Precautions
Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Myopia. Diabetes. Asthma. Monitor for secondary infections and intraocular pressure in prolonged use. May mask or exacerbate infections. Avoid abrupt cessation. Re-evaluate if no improvement after 2 days. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Pred Forte Pharmacokinetics
Pred Forte Interactions
Pred Forte Adverse Reactions
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, dysgeusia, eye pain, foreign body sensation, headache, others.
Pred Forte Clinical Trials
Pred Forte Note
Pred Forte Patient Counseling