Pred Forte

  • Ocular allergy/inflammation

Pred Forte Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

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

Pharmacological Class


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How Supplied

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


Ocular inflammation.

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

Not Applicable

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

Not Applicable

Pred Forte Adverse Reactions

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

See Literature

Pred Forte Note

Not Applicable

Pred Forte Patient Counseling

See Literature