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Overdosage will not ordinarily cause acute problems. If accidentally ingested, drink fluids to dilute.
PRED FORTE® (prednisolone acetate ophthalmic suspension) suspension is contraindicated in most viral diseases of the cornea and conjunctiva including epithelial herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, and varicella, and also in mycobacterial infection of the eye and fungal diseases of ocular structures. PRED FORTE® (prednisolone acetate ophthalmic suspension) suspension is also contraindicated in individuals with known or suspected hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients of this preparation and to other corticosteroids.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/6/2009
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