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How do I wean off Pred Forte eye drops (mild 0.12%) after lengthy use?

Posted 8 Apr 2011 by LJA 4 answers

I have had severe red (whites of the eyes) irritated, very light sensititve and sometimes painful eyes for two years... seen many eye specalists and no real answers, tried many different types of drops and no help at all... the only thing that has helped is Pred Forte drops and I have tried many ...

Can Pred Forte cause vaginal bleeding in post-menopausal women? I know that steroids in general can?

Posted 12 Sep 2017 by abundanceabounds 0 answers

... have that side effect but the official Pred Forte literature does not mention it. Nevertheless, it is happening to me after using it for less than a week for post-PRK surgery. Pred Forte 1% six times a day, tapering off over 6 weeks.

Pred Forte - has anyone heard of these eye drops making you feel sick?

Posted 27 Jul 2011 by Hathortemple 10 answers

I began taking Pred Forte 3 days before each of my cataract surgeries, one was on July 5, the other on July 12. It seems like since that time I have not felt well... and just prone to 'feeling sick'... weak, more probs with bowels. I told the opthamoligist surgeon this but he just sort of ...

Can I use Pred Forte eye rops to treat a stye?

Posted 18 May 2014 by djones8734 3 answers

I have Prednisolone AC 1% Ophth Susp 5ml eye drops which I got from a doctor at urgent care about 4 years ago. Can I use this medication to treat a Stye in my eye?

I have used Pred Forte for 5 months 3/day after corneal transplant and gained 10 lbs.. Could this?

Posted 15 Mar 2014 by Darrell Mize 1 answer

... weight gain be caused by eye drops?

What is the side effect of using Pred Forte 1% if it is use for more that a week?

Posted 21 Feb 2014 by donabel 1 answer

My GP prescribed me Fucithalmic ointment for my left eye coz I had slight reddish eye n i felt a bit swollen.after 1 week still he same so i wet to other GP for 2nd opinion,he prescribed me 2 eye became more red & teary. i stopped using it after 2 doses. I went to eye specialist, ...

I had a cataract operation and was prescribed pred forte but I took it for nearly 30 days by mistak?

Posted 21 Dec 2013 by Sdutta17 1 answer

I was supposed to take it 4 times a day and then wean off over 4 weeks. However I took it 4 times a day for 4 weeks. My vision has been blurry. Could I have suffered permanent damage

How is pred forte pronounced?

Posted 2 Apr 2012 by hermancat12 1 answer

Some doctors say pred fort... others say pred fortay

How long is it possible for Pred-Forte stay in ones system after being tapered off ?

Posted 22 Sep 2010 by Ski-Bum 1 answer

The Optician put me on Lotemax for (1) week, off (1) week, and back on another week. The inflamation was better, but still there. I was referred to an Opthalmogist. She put me on Pred-Forte from 7/8/10 until it was tapered off -- with the final taper-drop on 8/4. How long would it be possible for ...

Will pred forte alter a routine blood test?

Posted 18 Jul 2011 by jlwd 2 answers

I was prescribed pred forte 2 days ago - 1 drop every 2 hours for 2 days - then 2 times a day for the next two weeks. I am scheduled for normal blood work and am wondering if this will alter the results in any way.

Is there any evidence that Pred Forte can cause canker sores in your mouth? If so, any remedy?

Posted 15 Jan 2011 by RStacey 1 answer

I have been taking Pred Forte four times a day for 4 weeks. About a week ago I developed a canker on my tongue and now I am gettng one in the top of my mouth. Just wondering if anyone has heard that prolonged use of Pred Forte might cause this situation, and if by simply stopping the Pred Forte the ...

Should I use Pred forte if I'm allergic to sulfa?

Posted 22 May 2010 by jillgrothe 2 answers

However, Pred forte does have sulfites in it. I've read that the usual time of use is 10 days. I've been on it for 7 months with serious side effects. My eye pressure went up to 50 - dr. never checked my eye pressure. I had blurred vision for months, dilated pupils (which was wrongly ...

Can a over dose of Pred Forte, cause any effect in the eye not treated?

Posted 21 Aug 2010 by jillgrothe 1 answer

I was on Pred Forte for 7 months. Had dilated pupil, blurred vision, high blood pressure, normal blood suger went sky high, acne on face chest scalp and back, abnormal sweating... the pressure in my eye was at 50. During this time my other eye blurred and dilated a few times.I told my Dr that I ...

My father had shingles in his eye. it's gone. doc said he should take pred forte forever. true?

Posted 19 Jul 2010 by cheboone 1 answer

my dad is 86. I worry about him taking a steroid for the rest of his life.

Where can I find another medication for Iritis? I was prescribed Pred Forte and it is affecting my?

Posted 11 Sep 2010 by brotheringme 1 answer

I have been taking this medication for six months. Don't seem as though my Dr. can ween me off. Each time she try to ween me off the symptoms return. I need help and answers.

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