Predmet Opthalmic (Prednisolone Acetate)
What is Predmet Opthalmic (Prednisolone Acetate) used for?
Predmet Opthalmic (Prednisolone Acetate) is a corticosteroid prescribed to treat eye conditions caused by inflammation or injury. It is commonly prescribed to treat the symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis, iritis, keratitis, and conjunctivitis. Symptoms effectively treated include redness, itchiness, inflammation, and swelling.
How should I use Predmet Opthalmic (Prednisolone Acetate)?
Before applying, gently shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds so the solution inside has been thoroughly mixed. To apply Predmet Opthalmic (Prednisolone Acetate), tilt your head back and gently pull down the lower eyelid of the eye to be treated. Using your spare hand, hold the eye dropper over the same eye and carefully disperse the instructed number of drops onto the eye. Close your eye immediately afterwards for at least 30 seconds to allow the solution to evenly distribute. While the eye is closed, apply gently pressure to the inside corner of your eye to prevent the solution from draining into the eye's tear ducts. When finished, immediately recap the eye drop.
What are the side effects of Predmet Opthalmic (Prednisolone Acetate)?
Inform your physician of all side effects you experience while taking Predmet Opthalmic (Prednisolone Acetate). Possible side effects which have been reported by patients using this medication include blurred vision, eye discharge, irritation, swelling, and/or redness. More serious side effects which should be reported to your physician as soon as possible include headaches, dizziness, and severe eye pain.
Consult your physician if you use contact lenses, as this eye drop may not be suitable for you.
Prolonged use of the eye drops or high dosages can cause cataracts or glaucoma. In addition to this it may mask the symptoms of an eye infection. If you observe any strange or suspect reactions, contact your physician promptly with your concerns.
To help prevent contamination, never touch the eye dropper or allow it to come into contact with any other objects or surfaces except for the cap. Always recap immediately after use.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Predmet Opthalmic (Prednisolone Acetate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallow.