What is Pred Mild?Pred Mild is an eye drop medicine that is used to treat mild to moderate allergic and inflammatory eye conditions.
What is the most important information I should know about Pred Mild?Prolonged use of Pred Mild can lead to glaucoma (high pressure in the eye), visual disturbances, cataracts, inflammation of your eye, or new eye infections.
Your doctor will monitor the pressure in your eyes if you use Pred Mild for 10 days or longer.
Pred Mild contains sodium bisulfate, a sulfite that can cause an allergic reaction that may result in death if not immediately treated. If you have asthma, you may be at increased risk of having sulfite sensitivity.
Stop using Pred Mild and tell your doctor if you have pain or inflammation of the eye that lasts longer than 48 hours or worsens.
The use of Pred Mild after cataract surgery can delay healing.
Who should not take Pred Mild?Do not use Pred Mild if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients, or if you have an untreated bacterial, fungal, or viral eye infection.
What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Pred Mild?Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Pred Mild. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you have dry eyes, glaucoma, cataract surgery, or an eye infection.
What is the usual dosage?The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.
Adults: Apply 1-2 drops into the affected eye(s) 2-4 times a day. During the first 48 hours of treatment, your doctor may increase the dosing frequency as needed.
How should I take Pred Mild?Apply Pred Mild exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Shake the Pred Mild suspension well before use. Keep this bottle tightly closed when you are not using it.
What should I avoid while taking Pred Mild?Do not touch the dropper tip of the bottle to your eyelids or any other surface, as this can contaminate Pred Mild.
What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Pred Mild?No significant interactions have been reported with Pred Mild at this time. However, always tell your doctor about any medicines you take, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
What are the possible side effects of Pred Mild?Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.
Side effects may include: cataracts, delayed wound healing, eye infection, eye irritation, glaucoma, temporary burning or stinging upon instillation, vision problems
Can I receive Pred Mild if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?The effects of Pred Mild during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Pred Mild?If you miss a dose of Pred Mild, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply two doses at once.
How should I store Pred Mild?Store upright at room temperature. Protect from freezing.