PREDIRA Ophthalmic Suspension 10ml

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INTRODUCTION

PREDIRA contains Prednisolone which belongs to the group of medicines called Corticosteroids. It is used as a short-term treatment of eye inflammation in adults which are not caused by viral, bacterial, and/or fungal agents. It is also used to reduce redness, irritation, burning sensation, and swelling of the eye that occurs due to chemicals, heat, radiation, allergy, and/or foreign objects in the eye.

PREDIRA is not recommended for use in patients with tuberculosis of the eye and previous history of herpes simplex infection. Before using PREDIRA, inform your doctor if you have eye ulcers or had a disease/treatment to the eye, glaucoma, history of cataract surgery, bacterial, viral or fungal eye infections. PREDIRA should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding woman.

PREDIRA is not recommended for use in children (below 12 years of age). The most common side effects of using PREDIRA are iridocyclitis (swelling and irritation in the eye pupil), common cold, increase in intra ocular pressure (fluid pressure in the eye), and headache. Consult your doctor if you experience any unusual effects due to use of this medicine.

USES OF PREDIRA

  • Used as short-term treatment of eye inflammation in adults (which are not caused by viral, bacterial and/or fungal agents)
  • Used to reduce redness, irritation, burning sensation and swelling of the eye (caused due to chemicals, heat, radiation, allergy, and/or foreign objects in the eye)

HOW PREDIRA WORKS

PREDIRA works by blocking the production of polymorphonuclear leukocytes (immune cells responsible for inflammation and allergic reaction) which results in preventing and treating the occurrence of inflammatory and allergic reaction of the eyes in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply PREDIRA as directed by your doctor. It is for ophthalmic use only. Shake the bottle well before each use. Wash your hands and tilt your head backwards and gently pull the lower eyelid down to form a small pocket. Turn the bottle upside down and squeeze gently to release one or two drops in the affected eye. Avoid eye injury and contamination by placing the tip not too close to the eye. Release the lower eyelid after use and close your eye for few seconds.

SIDE EFFECTS OF PREDIRA

COMMON

  • iridocyclitis (condition marked by swelling and irritation in the eye pupil)
  • common cold  
  • increase in intra ocular pressure (fluid pressure in the eye)
  • headache

RARE

  • itching
  • taste disturbances

Stop using PREDIRA and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • ulcers on the eye surface
  • severe eye pain

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Try to take rest in a quiet and dark room. Massage on scalp or head with mild pressure. Consult your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

PREDIRA should be used with caution during pregnancy and in women planning for pregnancy. Consult your doctor before using PREDIRA.

BREASTFEEDING

PREDIRA should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using PREDIRA.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines while using PREDIRA as it may cause temporary blurred vision.

ALLERGY

Do not use PREDIRA if you are allergic to prednisolone, benzalkonium chloride or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

PREDIRA is not recommended for use if you have:

  • tuberculosis of the eye
  • previously had herpes simplex viral infection

Before using PREDIRA, inform your doctor if you:

  • have or had eye ulcers or had a disease or treatment that caused eye tissue to become thin
  • have or had glaucoma (increased eye pressure in the eye)
  • have or had cataract surgery
  • have or had bacterial, viral, or fungal eye infections
  • wear contact lenses

Use in Pediatrics:

PREDIRA is not recommended for use in children (aged less than 12 years) since it may impair fertility in future. Consult your doctor for advice.

Use in Geriatrics:

PREDIRA should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above). Consult your doctor before using PREDIRA

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before using PREDIRA inform to your doctor, if you are using or taking any of these medicines:

  • other steroid eye drops (medicines used to treat allergies and inflammation of eye) such as hydrocortisone, loteprednol, and dexamethasone
  • ritonavir, cobicistat (medicines used to treat HIV)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally use too much of PREDIRA, wash your eyes with clean water and consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Prednisolone
Pharmacological Category :   Corticosteroids
Therapeutic Indication :   Eye inflammation
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Dispersible Tablet, Eye Drops, Ophthalmic Suspension, Oral Drops, Syrup, Solution

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep PREDIRA out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT PREDIRA

What is PREDIRA used for?

PREDIRA is used as a short-term treatment of eye inflammation in adults which are not caused by viral, bacterial, and/or fungal agents. It is also used to reduce redness, irritation, burning sensation and swelling of the eye in affected individuals that occurs due to chemicals, heat, radiation, allergy, and/or foreign objects in the eye.

How to use PREDIRA?

Always apply PREDIRA as directed by your doctor. It is for ophthalmic use only. Shake the bottle well before each use. Wash your hands and tilt your head backwards and gently pull the lower eyelid down to form a small pocket. Turn the bottle upside down and squeeze gently to release one or two drops in the affected eye. Avoid eye injury and contamination by placing the tip not too close to the eye. Release the lower eyelid after use and close your eye for few seconds.

Can PREDIRA be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women?

PREDIRA should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using PREDIRA if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or a breastfeeding mother.

Can I drive or operate any machines while using PREDIRA?

Do not drive or operate any heavy machines while using PREDIRA as it may cause temporary blurred vision. Consult your doctor for advice before using PREDIRA.

Can PREDIRA be used in children?

PREDIRA is not recommended for use in children (aged less 12 years) since it may impair fertility in future. Consult your doctor before using PREDIRA.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Corticosteroids. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Eighth edition. 2019. Page – 313.

2. John D. Sheppard, Melissa M. Toyos, John H. Kempen, Paramjit Kaur,and C. Stephen Foster. Difluprednate 0.05% Versus Prednisolone Acetate 1% for Endogenous Anterior Uveitis: A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized Study. NIH National Library of Medicine. National center for biotechnology information. PMC PubMed Central. May 2014. [Accessed on 11th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4581692/

3. Anu Vaajanen and Heikki Vapaatalo. A Single Drop in the Eye – Effects on the Whole Body? NIH National Library of Medicine. National center for biotechnology information. PMC PubMed Central. October 2017. [Accessed on 11th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5725525/

4. Els Mehuys, Christophe Delaey, Thierry Christiaens, Luc Van Bortel, Inge Van Tongelen, Jean-Paul Remon,and Koen Boussery. Eye drop technique and patient-reported problems in a real-world population of eye drop users. NIH National Library of Medicine. National center for biotechnology information. [Revised in August 2020] [Accessed on 11th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7376112/

5. Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland. Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA). [Revised in April 2022] [Accessed on 11th July 2022] http://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/8b97bf2a-158c-4a13-adc2-4118cc02d776.pdf

6. Sandoz Inc. Prednisolone Acetate. Dailymed. [Revised in May 2022] [Accessed on 11th July 2022] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/fda/fdaDrugXsl.cfm?setid=05d205c7-8f51-46b9-a6c5-4199bc432b26&type=display#:~:text=They%20inhibit%20the%20edema%2C%20fibrin,of%20action%20of%20ocular%20corticosteroids.

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Ophthalmoscopy

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PREDIRA Ophthalmic Suspension 10ml

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