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Why is this medication prescribed?
Prednisolone reduces the irritation, redness, burning, and swelling of eye inflammation caused by chemicals, heat, radiation, infection, allergy, or foreign bodies in the eye. It sometimes is used after eye surgery.
This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How should this medicine be used?
Prednisolone comes as eyedrops and eye ointment. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Use prednisolone exactly as directed. Do not use more or less of it or use it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
If you are using the suspension form of prednisolone eyedrops (Pred Forte, Pred Mild, Econopred, Econopred Plus), shake the bottle well before each dose. It is not necessary to shake prednisolone eyedrop solution (AK-Pred, Inflamase Mild, Inflamase Forte).
Continue to use prednisolone even if you feel well. Do not stop using prednisolone without talking to your doctor.
To use the eyedrops, follow these instructions:
To use the eye ointment, follow these instructions:
What special precautions should I follow?
Before using prednisolone eyedrops or eye ointment,
What should I do if I forget a dose?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember it. Use any remaining doses for that day at evenly spaced intervals. However, if you remember a missed dose at the time the next one is due, use only the regularly scheduled dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for a missed one.
What side effects can this medication cause?
Although side effects from prednisolone are not common, they can occur. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
If you experience the following symptom, call your doctor immediately:
Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medication.
What other information should I know?
Keep all appointments with your doctor.
Do not let anyone else use your medication. Ask your pharmacist any questions you have about refilling your prescription.
If you still have symptoms of eye irritation after you finish the prednisolone, call your doctor.
Last updated: Tue, 06 Jan 2009 00:20:03 GMT