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Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops

Manufactured byEntod Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsPrednisolone
Description
Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops is a medicine used to treat irritation, redness, burning sensation, pain, and swelling of the eyes in the absence of an infection. It works by blocking the release of chemical substances that cause pain and swelling in the eyes. Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops may cause some side effects like mild stinging and burning sensation in your eyes and temporary blurred vision. These side effects generally subside by themselves. Consult your doctor if they persist or worsen. Avoid using this medicine if you are allergic to it. Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops should be used only for the eyes. Use this medicine for the prescribed duration for better results. Wash your hands before and after using this medicine. Instill the drops into the affected eyes as instructed by your doctor. Avoid touching the tip of the dropper to any surface to prevent contamination. Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age. Inform your doctor if you are using any other medicines in your eyes or have any other eye problems before using Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops

  • Eye irritation
  • Burning, dry and itchy eyes
  • Rash
  • Eye discharge
  • Blurred vision

Uses of Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops

What is it prescribed for?

  • Eye inflammation
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time required for Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops to show its action is clinically unknown.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time for which Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops remains active in your body is clinically unknown.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported for Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops is generally not recommended for use during pregnancy due to the lack of sufficient safety data. This medicine is prescribed by your doctor only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks. Hence consult your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as it is not known if this medicine passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.

Allergy

Avoid using Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.

Eye infections

Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops is not recommended for use if you have viral, fungal, or bacterial eye infections as it may not be effective in treating such conditions.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops is generally not recommended for use during pregnancy due to the lack of sufficient safety data. This medicine is prescribed by your doctor only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks. Hence consult your doctor if you are pregnant.

Breast-feeding

Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as it is not known if this medicine passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
General warnings

Contact lens

Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops is not recommended for use if you are wearing contact lenses in your eyes. The lenses should be removed prior to administration of this medicine. Wait for at least 15 minutes after instilling this medicine before reinserting the contact lenses.

Driving or Operating machines

Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops may cause temporary blurred vision, burning sensation, or discomfort in your eyes. Avoid performing activities such as driving vehicles or operating machines until your vision is clear.

Use in children

Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age unless directed by your doctor as the safety and efficacy data is not available.

Missed Dose

Instill the missed dose of Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

As Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops is intended for external use, the likelihood of side effects due to an overdose is low. However, do not administer more than the prescribed dose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Atazanavir

Voriconazole

Erythromycin

Disease interactions

Ocular Toxicities

Long-term use of Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops may increase the risk of cataracts and high intraocular pressure (increased pressure inside the eyes). Hence this medicine should be used with caution if you have a history of cataracts (clouding of the lens of the eyes leading to blurred vision) or glaucoma (an eye condition with abnormally high pressure inside the eye that may eventually lead to loss of vision).
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Instill Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops as instructed by your doctor. Tilt your head back slightly and pull down your lower eyelid to squeeze the eye drop from the dropper. Remember to use it at the same time each day. Wash your hands before you apply the eye drop. To avoid contamination, avoid touching the dropper tip with your hands or let it touch your eye or any other surface. This medicine is for external use only. Avoid contact with the mouth, nose, or open wounds. Rinse immediately with water if it comes in contact with these areas. If you are using any other eye medication, wait for 5 minutes before using it. Avoid driving vehicles and operating machines immediately after using Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops as it may cause temporary blurring of vision.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Predsol 10 MG Eye Drops works by stopping the release of chemical substances that cause irritation and swelling in your eyes.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Glucocorticoids

Schedule

Schedule H

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