What is Prednisolone ophthalmic?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Pred Forte Econopred Plus Pred Mild

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Prednisolone Ophthalmic is an antiinflammatory agent used to treat palpebral and bulbar conjunctivitis; corneal injury from chemical, radiation, thermal burns, or foreign body penetration; and steroid-responsive inflammatory ophthalmic diseases.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Uveitis 16 5
Eye irritation 3 2
Bleeding in interior of eye (vitreal haemorrhage) 2 0
Sjogren's syndrome 2 1
Anatomically narrow angle without glaucoma 1 1

Show all 16 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
11

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Prednisolone ophthalmic

Side effect Patients
Bad taste in mouth 1
Burning sensation 1
Eye pressure 1
Oral thrush (candidiasis) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Prednisolone ophthalmic

Dosage Patients
1 % twice daily 2
0.5 g daily 1
0.125% as needed 1
2 0.5% as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Prednisolone ophthalmic

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 16
Doctor's advice 5
Side effects too severe 2
Did not seem to work 1
See all 20 patients who've stopped taking Prednisolone ophthalmic

Duration

Currently taking Prednisolone ophthalmic

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Prednisolone ophthalmic

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 11
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 11
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 9
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 6
Not specified 7
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3 patient evaluations for Prednisolone ophthalmic

Jun 10, 2013 (Started May 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for uveitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 drop(s) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 13, 2012 (Started Jun 22, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for infection)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for inflammation in interior of eye (pars planitis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 g Daily
Advice & Tips: reduced inflamation greatly but was hapy to get of them I just do nott like steriods period.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 7, 2009 (Started Mar 21, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: the drops were used for uviitis only.

  • 0 helpful marks
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