Prednisolone is a corticosteroid used to treat swelling, itching, redness, and irritation of the eyes and eyelids. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Use Prednisolone Solution as prescribed. To apply eye medication, wash hands first. Be careful not to touch the dropper tip or let it touch the affected area to avoid contamination. Shake suspension form well before using. Tilt your head back, gaze upward and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch. Place dropper directly over eye and administer the prescribed number of drops. Look downward and gently close your eye for 1 to 2 minutes. If you are using another kind of eye medication, wait five to ten minutes before applying.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, use it as soon as remembered do not use if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
The side effects listed assume short-term use of this medication. This medication may temporarily sting when first applied. If it persists or becomes bothersome, inform your doctor. Vision may be temporarily blurred after applying eye medication. Use caution if driving or performing duties requiring clear vision. Notify your doctor if you develop: skin rash, itching, redness or swelling in or around the eyes. Very unlikely effects: persistent vision problems, watering eye(s), eye pain. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Before using Prednisolone, tell your doctor: any allergies, infections, eye problems. Using contact lenses during treatment with this drug may increase the chance of developing an eye infection. Prolonged use may result in glaucoma, cataracts, and other eye problems. Consult your doctor or pharmacist. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Consult your doctor if breast-feeding.
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
Keep out of the reach of children. Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) do not freeze. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
The above information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician,pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of the product is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your
healthcare professional before taking the product.
Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you use. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.