Pred Forte

(Prednisolone)

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Treats eye redness and swelling.

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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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Quick facts about Prednisolone
  • Drug class: Ophthalmic
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (prednisolone)

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.
How it works

Pred Forte (Prednisolone) is a steroid that lowers your immune response to allergens and reduces eye redness and swelling.

Quick facts about Prednisolone
  • Drug class: Ophthalmic
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (prednisolone)

Used for

Dosage forms

  • Eye drops
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Side effect rates for Pred Forte (Prednisolone)

Risks and Warnings for Pred Forte (Prednisolone)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Long-term use

    Pred Forte (Prednisolone) can increase your risk of developing cataracts. If you need to be on this medicine long term, get your eyes checked before starting and routinely while using it. Let your doctor know about any changes in your eyesight.

Common concerns from people taking Pred Forte (Prednisolone)

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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.

Tip: Always talk with your doctor before you take any medication while pregnant.
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Pain
  • Let your doctor know if you have eye pain, pressure, infections, or changes in eye sight.