Prednisolone eye drops are usually prescribed by an eye specialist. Unless you've been told otherwise, use the drops regularly every 1-2 hours until your symptoms are controlled, and then several times a day for a further few days. Eye drops can cause blurred vision when first put in. Do not drive and do not use tools or machines until your vision is clear again. Prednisolone eye drops are used to treat short-term inflammatory eye conditions. They contain a corticosteroid (sometimes called a 'steroid') which helps to relieve inflammation, redness and irritation. Along with their useful effects, eye drops can cause unwanted side-effects although not everyone experiences them. The table below contains the most common ones associated with prednisolone eye drops. Use is contraindicated in viral, fungal, tuberculous and other bacterial infections. Prolonged application to the eye of preparations containing corticosteroids has caused increased intraocular pressure and therefore the drops should not be used in patients with glaucoma. In children, long-term, continuous topical corticosteroid therapy should be avoided due to possible adrenal suppression. Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients listed in section 6.1. Care should be taken to ensure that the eye is not infected before Minims Prednisolone is used. Systemic absorption may be reduced by compressing the lacrimal sac at the medial canthus for a minute during and following the instillation of the drops. (This blocks the passage of drops via the naso-lacrimal duct to the wide absorptive area of the nasal and pharyngeal mucosa. Visual disturbance may be reported with systemic and topical corticosteroid use.
Take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. To do so may increase the chance for unwanted effects. Measure the oral liquid with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup. Take this medicine with food or milk to avoid stomach irritation. The average household teaspoon may not hold the right amount of liquid. Prednisone Intensol™ solution is a concentrated liquid. Measure the concentrated liquid with the special oral dropper that comes with the package. If you use this medicine for a long time, do not suddenly stop using it without checking first with your doctor. Prednisone (PRED ni sone) and prednisolone (pred NISS uh lone) are medicines known as corticosteroids (core ti co STAIR oids). Other brand names for this medicine are Prelone(OR uh pred). Prednisone and prednisolone are like hormones made by the body. The body may not make enough of its own hormones while your child takes prednisone or prednisolone. Never let your child stop taking prednisone or prednisolone or change the dose without first talking to your child’s doctor. As the dose of prednisone or prednisolone is decreased, the body will slowly begin to make more of its own hormones again. Symptoms should go away or get better in a few days or weeks. It depends on what your child is being treated for.
Prednisone Intensol™ solution is a concentrated liquid. Storage. Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and. Prednisolone is the generic name for Orapred®OR uh pred. Never let your child stop taking prednisone or prednisolone or change the. Medicine Storage.