Compare Prednisolone vs. Aristocort

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Pred Forte
(prednisolone)

Oralone
(triamcinolone)

Treats eye redness and swelling. Pred Forte (Prednisolone) is strong medicine for eye redness and swelling without exposing the rest of your body to the steroid medicine.Coming soon.
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Coupons for Prednisolone
Best available price for 50 (15mg/5ml) syrups of prednisolone
Coupons for Aristocort
Best available price for 1 (15g of 0.1%) tube of ointment of triamcinolone
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Reviews for Pred Forte (prednisolone)
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say it works well
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say it's a big hassle
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Reviews for Oralone (triamcinolone)
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-100% worse vs. Pred Forte (prednisolone)
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Side effects
PrednisoloneAristocort

The Prednisolone FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.

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We haven’t found good data for Aristocort side effects.

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How it works
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Pred Forte (Prednisolone) is a steroid that lowers your immune response to allergens and reduces eye redness and swelling.Coming soon.
Type of medication
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Prescription only
Available as
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  • Eye drops
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
Used for
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  • Adrenal Insufficiency Allergic Rhinitis
Risk factors for serious side effects
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  • Long-term use
  • History of glaucoma
Detailed Pred Forte (prednisolone) risks & warnings »
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    Pregnancy

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Pain
    PrednisoloneAristocort
    • Let your doctor know if you have eye pain, pressure, infections, or changes in eye sight.
    No pain related info.
    Upsides and benefits
    PrednisoloneAristocort
    • Decreases swelling and redness in your eyes.
    • Doesn't cause the same types of side effects that oral forms of steroids do.
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    Downsides and risks
    PrednisoloneAristocort
    • Available only as a prescription medication.
    • You need good hand-eye coordination to get the eye drops into your eyes.
    • Can cause or worsen certain eye conditions.
    Coming soon
    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    PrednisoloneAristocort
    • Shake the eye drops well before using.
    • Press your finger gently on the inner corner of your eye after the drops are in to keep them there.
    • Wait 1 minute between each drop if you're giving yourself more than 1 drop.
    • If you have other eye drops, wait 5 minutes in between different sets of eye drops.
    • If your symptoms don't get better after 2 days, you may need to try a different medicine.
    • Let your doctor know if you have eye pain, pressure, infections, or changes in eye sight.
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