Pred Forte

A steroid medication called Pred Forte (prednisolone acetate ophthalmic suspension USP) is used to treat eye swelling brought on by an injury, an infection, surgery, or other conditions. There is a generic version of Pred Forte. Users of Welzo can use this article for informational purposes to better understand Pred Forte.

Health Benefits

There are several possible health advantages to using Pred Forte eye drops.

The medicine, for instance, could benefit:

Reduce eye swollenness

soothe aching and irritability

Heal wounds from surgery or injury

Stop further eye damage from occurring.

There are additional uses for Pred Forte not covered by this medication guide.

Side Effects

The side effects of prednisolone acetate ophthalmic suspension USP) could be very bad. If you have: Dial your doctor right away.

eye discomfort or increased eye pressure

tunnel vision, sensitivity to light in the eyes, and blurred vision

observing haloes surrounding lights

Eye infections can manifest as redness, swelling, and discharge.

Your immune system may become more susceptible to infection if you take steroids, which can also weaken it. Stay away from those who are ill or infected. While taking this medication, avoid getting a "live" vaccine. During this time, the vaccine may not work as well and may not fully protect you from disease. MMR, polio, rotavirus, typhoid, yellow fever, varicella (chickenpox), zoster (shingles), and nasal flu (influenza) vaccine are among the live vaccines.


Pred Forte is typically administered as 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) up to 4 times per day.

How to use eye drops:

first, wash your hands. Be careful not to touch the dropper tip or allow it to touch your eye or any other surface to prevent contamination.

To make a tiny opening, tilt your head back a little while pulling down on your lower eyelid.

Tip down, hold the dropper over your eye. As you squeeze out a drop, turn your head to look up and away from the dropper, then close your eyes.

To prevent the liquid from draining into your tear duct, gently press your finger to the inside corner of your eye (near your nose) for about a minute.

If you employ


Other medications, vitamins, or herbal supplements you may be taking may interact with steroids. When a substance modifies how a drug functions, there is an interaction. This could be harmful or stop the medication from working properly.

Your doctor needs to carefully monitor all of your medications to help you avoid interactions. Tell your doctor about all of the drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies you are taking. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist to learn how this medication may interact with other medications you are taking.

Prednisolone ophthalmic and the following medications, for example, may interact with one another:

antibiotics known as aminoglycosides, including tobramycin (Nebcillin) and amikacin (Amikin).

(Restasis, Sandimmune) Cyclosporine

Prograf, or tacrolimus

Mechanism of Action

A glucocorticoid called prednisolone acetate works by preventing the release of inflammatory chemicals from the cells.In doing so, you can lessen eye inflammation.


Prednisolone acetate is absorbed through the cornea and conjunctiva following topical ocular administration.Esterases in the tissues of the eye convert prednisolone acetate to prednisolone.Prednisolone has a 3–4 hour mean elimination half-life following ocular administration.