Prednisolone Ophthalmic - Drug Information

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General Information on Prednisolone Ophthalmic

Generic Name : Prednisolone Ophthalmic

Pronunciation : pred niss’ oh lone

Latest prescription information about Prednisolone Ophthalmic. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y45.9 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents

Trade Names/Brand Names of Prednisolone Ophthalmic

India- Acticort, Depo-medrol, Hostacortin H, Metypred, Omnacortil, Prednisafe, Solo-medrol, Succimedrol, Unidrol, Wysolone.
International- AK-Pred, Econopred, Inflamase, Isolone, Ocu-Pred, Omnipred, Pred Forte, Pred Mild, Prednisol.

Why is Prednisolone Ophthalmic Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a corticosteroid, prescribed for eye inflammation.  It prevents swelling and redness by changing the way the immune system works.

When should Prednisolone Ophthalmic not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with viral diseases of the eye and hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Prednisolone Ophthalmic?

Ophthalmic- As 0.12 or 1% acetate suspension: Instill 1-2 drops 2-4 times/day.

How should Prednisolone Ophthalmic be taken?

It comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Prednisolone Ophthalmic?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of increased eye pressure, optic nerve damage, diabetes, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Prednisolone Ophthalmic?

Eye burning, blurred vision and pain.

What are the other precautions for Prednisolone Ophthalmic?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Prednisolone Ophthalmic?

Store it at room temperature.


Schedule : H

Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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gytha 

I am taking wysolosne, a schedule H drug. Does it have any side effects. It is a steriod. I had its injection and took two tablets yestrday.

Catherine 

This medication was given in injections for lumber spondylosis,spinal stenosis and bilateral sciatica. Should i have been given them.

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