What is this drug used for?
• It is used to treat eye swelling.
Frequently reported side effects of this drug
• Change in taste
• Foreign body sensation in eye
Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:
• Vision changes
• Eye pain
• Severe eye irritation
• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Note: This is not a comprehensive list of all side effects. Talk to your doctor if you have questions.
(pred NISS oh lone)
Medication Safety Issues
PrednisoLONE may be confused with predniSONE
Generic Availability: US
Storage and Stability
Omnipred: Store at 8°C to 24°C (46°F to 75°F). Protect from freezing.
Pred Forte: Store up to 25°C (77°F). Protect from freezing.
Pred Mild: Store at 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F). Protect from freezing.
Prednisolone sodium phosphate (solution): Store at 15°C to 25°C (59°F to 77°F). Protect from light.
Infection: Secondary ocular infection
Ophthalmic: Glaucoma, increased intraocular pressure, optic nerve damage, subcapsular posterior cataract
Miscellaneous: Wound healing impairment
Rare but important or life-threatening: Blurred vision, dysgeusia, eye irritation, eye pain, foreign body sensation of eye, headache, hypersensitivity reaction, pruritus, skin rash, transient burning and stinging in the eyes, urticaria, visual disturbance (blurred vision)