Indications for PRED FORTE:
Adults and Children:
Instill 1–2 drops 2–4 times daily. During the initial 24–48hrs, the dosing frequency may be increased if needed.
PRED FORTE Contraindications:
Fungal, mycobacterial, viral (except herpes zoster) or untreated bacterial infections.
PRED FORTE Warnings/Precautions:
Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Myopia. Diabetes. Asthma. Monitor for secondary infections and intraocular pressure in prolonged use. May mask or exacerbate infections. Avoid abrupt cessation. Re-evaluate if no improvement after 2 days. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
PRED FORTE Classification:
Increased intraocular pressure, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, delayed wound healing, corneal perforations, optic nerve damage, defects in visual acuity and fields of vision, allergic reactions, dysgeusia, eye pain, foreign body sensation, headache, others.
Mild—5mL, 10mL; Forte—5mL, 10mL, 15mL