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Pred Forte Prednisolone Ophthalmic
Need to know if taking propanolol or atenolol orally and using pred forte 3 times daily can make vision worse?
I've been taking pred forte 4 times a day for only 3 days. Is it safe to discontinue now, or do I need to wean off, and at what rate?
Depends: This question is difficult to respond to as it depends on the condition that the pred forte is being used to treat. If it was for a mild inflammation that is fully resolved then it can be stopped suddenly after only 3 days but if it is for a serious condition causing inflammation, stopping suddenly may cause an exacerbation of the inflammation. ...Read more
For 7 years im taking brimonidine opthamolic and pred-forte for uveitis. How long can i take these without risks? I just received a warning on brimon.
Ask your doctor: this is an important question about a specialized problem. Your ophthalmologist is the best person to answer this question. You should not stop the medicines without his or her advice. ...Read more
What to do if I have developed glaucoma from using pred forte. If i stop using pred forte will the glaucoma go away?
Depends : Pred forte is a steroid and steroids are known to potentially cause elevation in eye pressure. If the Pred forte is stopped it's effects will likely wear off and typically the eye pressure does come down. However if enough damage has been done to the optic nerve while you're eye pressure was elevated, there's a chance that you may still need additional treatment to control the glaucoma. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 1 eye is more blurred after using drops for eye inflamatin. Is it normal? Eye inflammation cause permanent blurry. I used every hour pred forte.
NO: No, Pred Forte is a steroid and does not cause dilation. You may have other drops that possibly you touched with your hand and then your eye that could cause it to dialte with the smallest amount of contact (not putting a drop in the eye directly). Or the condition you are using the Pred Forte for is causing the eye to appear dilated (or the adjacent eye to be smaller, making the eye other eye). ...Read more
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