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Can prednisolone cause dry eye

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See eye doctor: But I suspect that you may have dry eyes which may respond to regular use (3-4x/day) of artificial tear preferably in single-dose form. One of the ma ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
How long on it: Need to know how long. Short time is better Long time definitely
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Propranolol: Propranolol/Elavil will not do that...
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No relationship: The prednisone connection to IOP is a genetically based predisposition. There is no IOP risk to the array of anti-migraine medications.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Could be : A. Side affect of the steroids, Prednisone does cause elevated intraocular pressure in some people. These people we call steroid responders and shoul ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Highly unlikely: Topical steroids to the eyes or the nose would not have enough concentration in the blood to produce side effects such as weight gain. Ask your eye d ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes.: Read the smaller print on each , they both say Prednisolone acetate.
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Dr. William Constad
40 years experience Ophthalmology
No reason.: Prednisone eye drops in and of themselves is not a reason to hold off on eyeglass measurement. However, if you have inflammation, and this is why you ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Prefer hydroxychloro: Through the hydroxychloroquine. Is a very effective, but can affect the eyes and you need periodic I examinations. Long term prednisone has a lot of o ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: This is strictly a side affect of high dose systemic prednisone.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Alternatives: There may be alternative treatments on drugs called dmards and biologic therapy. Sometimes ophthalmologist work with rheumatologists in cases.

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