Catapred 10mg Eye Drops 10ml

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What is CATAPRED 10MG?

  • CATAPRED 10MG contains Prednisolone which belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids)

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What CATAPRED 10MG is used for?

  • It is used to treat inflamed eyes (red and painful) for which the inflammation is not caused by an infection. The part of the eye affected will vary depending on the cause of the inflammation

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before using this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to prednisolone or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have high pressure inside the eye or you are at risk of developing glaucoma
  • have an eye infection
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding tell your doctor or eye specialist before using this medicine
  • In children, continuous, long term use of these eye drops should be avoided
  • Check with your doctor if your child has been using this medicine for a long time
  • As with all eye drops, your vision may be blurred after putting the drops in. Wait until your vision is clear before driving or using machines
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other eye preparations
  • Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you

Dosage

  • The normal adult dose is 1 to 2 drops in one or both eyes as often as directed by your doctor
  • The dose for children will be decided by the doctor or eye specialist

Method of administration

  • Wash your hands
  • Carefully dry your eyes using a tissue
  • Pull your lower eyelid down gently, and then carefully place 1 or 2 drops inside your lower eyelid
  • Make sure the dropper does not touch any parts of your eye
  • Close your eye and blink a few times to make sure your eye is covered by the liquid
  • Close the eyelids. It is advisable to press gently on the inner corner of your eyelid for 3 minutes. This will help stop the solution draining into your nose and throat. This is especially advisable in children and the elderly
  • Discard CATAPRED 10MG, even if some solution remains
  • Do not wear contact lenses until the effects of the drops have completely worn off

If you use more CATAPRED 10MG

  • If you suddenly feel unwell after using more of the drops, tell your doctor or eye specialist or contact the nearest emergency department immediately

If you forget to use CATAPRED 10MG

  • You should take the missed dose as soon as you remember, unless it is nearly time for the next dose, but you should not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose

If you stop using CATAPRED 10MG

  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor tells you to
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

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  • long term, frequent use of corticosteroids can lead to clouding of the lens in the eye (cataract) or to an increase of the pressure inside the eye

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  • severe damage to the clear layer at the front of the eye (the cornea) have developed cloudy patches on the cornea due to calcium build-up during treatment
Additional Information
Storage

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  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Do not freeze
  • The drops are for single use only and provided in single use units, to treat both eyes if necessary. Once opened, use immediately
  • Discard any unused portion
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