Compare Prednisolone vs. Aristocort

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

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.

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Upsides
  • 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
  • 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.
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Used for
  • Adrenal insufficiency Allergic rhinitis
  • Seasonal or perennial Asthma Carditis (Acute)
  • Rheumatic Disorder of endocrine system Disorder of eye Disorder of gastrointestinal tract Disorder of hematopoietic structure Disorder of respiratory system Disorder of skin Drug allergy Exacerbation of multiple sclerosis (Acute) Inflammatory disorder of musculoskeletal system Neoplastic disease Nephrotic syndrome
  • Idiopathic or lupus erythematosus-induced Systemic lupus erythematosus Transfusion reaction due to serum protein reaction Trichinosis
  • With neurologic or myocardial involvement Tuberculosis of meninges; Adjunct
Dosage forms
  • Eye drops
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
Price
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Side effects
The Pred Forte (Prednisolone) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Oralone (Triamcinolone) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
  • Cataracts
    • Long-term use
  • Cornea hole
    • Long-term use
  • Glaucoma
    • Long-term use
    • History of glaucoma
  • Infections in your eyes
    • Long-term use
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