Ak-Pred Ophthalmic Drops, Solution 1pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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AK-Pred: Ophthalmic drops, solution (1%)

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What is this Medicine?

PREDNISOLONE (pred NISS oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions in the eye.

In-Depth Information

AK-Pred 1% Ophthalmic Solution

NDC: 174780219
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Keratitis, Allergic Conjunctivitis, Chorioretinitis, Uveitis, Corneal Ulcer, Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis, Herpes Zoster Ocular Infection, Postoperative Ocular Inflammation, Bacterial Conjunctivitis, Anterior Segment Inflammation, Optic Neuritis, Iritis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Graves' Ophthalmopathy, Endophthalmitis

AK-Pred 1% Ophthalmic Solution
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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