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Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml

Manufacturer/Marketer

Sunways India Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

OPHTHALMIC

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Product Details

About Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml

Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml belongs to the class of corticosteroid medication or ophthalmic anti-infectives. It is used to relieve eye irritation, redness, burning, and swelling caused by chemicals, radiation, heat, infection, allergies, or foreign substances in the eye. Besides this, it is sometimes used following eye surgery.

Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml contains prednisolone, a corticosteroid medicine. It works by inhibiting the release of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause redness, itching and swelling.

Use Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml as prescribed by your doctor. The common side-effects of Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml are application site burning or stinging sensation, redness and temporary blurred vision. Most of these side effects resolve gradually over time without the need for medical intervention. However, you should consult your doctor if you experience these side effects frequently.

Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml is for ophthalmic use only. It should not be injected or consumed orally. You should not use Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml if you are allergic to prednisolone, other corticosteroid medications, or any of the components in Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml. Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. You may notice temporary blurred vision after using this medication. Before operating machinery or driving, wait until your vision returns to normal.

Uses of Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml

Eye Inflammation, Post-operative eye inflammation

Medicinal Benefits

Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml contains prednisolone, a corticosteroid medicine. Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml works by inhibiting the release of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause redness, itching and swelling. Thus it effectively relieves eye irritation, redness, burning, and swelling caused by chemicals, radiation, heat, infection, allergies, or foreign substances in the eye. Besides this, it is sometimes used following eye surgery.

Directions for Use

Eye drops/Suspension: Lie down and tilt your head backwards. Pull your lower eyelid gently with your index finger to form a pocket. Instil the number of drops advised by the doctor into the pocket of the lower eyelid. Close your eyes for 1-2 minutes.Eye Cream/Ointment: Lie down and tilt your head backwards. Pull your lower eyelid gently with your index finger to form a pocket. Squeeze a tiny amount of the cream/ointment into the pocket of the lower eyelid. Close your eyes for 1-2 minutes.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml

  • Temporary eye burning or stinging sensation
  • Temporary blurred vision

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not use Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml if you are allergic to prednisolone, other corticosteroid medications, or any of the components in Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml. Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml is only to be used in the eyes. Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml should never be injected or used orally. If you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or breastfeeding, inform your doctor. You may notice temporary blurred vision after using this medication. Before operating machinery or driving, wait until your vision returns to normal. Before using Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml, consult your doctor if you have vision problems, severe eye pain, glaucoma (high blood pressure in the eye), eye damage, or eye surgery. Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml should not be used for any longer than your doctor has prescribed. Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml should not be used to treat any other eye infections.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug interactions: Relevant interactions could not be found/established.

Drug-Food interactions: Relevant interactions could not be found/established.

Drug-Disease interactions: Relevant interactions could not be found/established.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    caution

    No interactions were found; however, it is advisable not to take or limit alcohol as a precautionary measure.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    caution

    Please consult the doctor. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies on pregnant women. Your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    caution

    Consult your doctor; there is no substantial research yet on the usage of Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml in breastfeeding/nursing mothers.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    caution

    Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml may cause blurred vision temporarily. Before driving or operating any machinery, wait until your vision has returned to normal.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    caution

    No information was available about the usage of Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml in patients with liver disease. Please consult your physician.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    caution

    No information was available about the usage of Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your physician.

  • Safety Warning

    Children

    caution

    Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml should only be used in children under the supervision of a doctor or as directed by the doctor.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Get at least six to eight hours of sleep each night to renew your eyes.
  • It would help if you washed your eyes with clean water. If you've had eye surgery, wait at least two weeks before washing your eyes.
  • Take care of your health, eat a balanced diet, get plenty of exercises, and rest well.

Other Information (CAT0147)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Sep-23

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Eye inflammation: Eye inflammation is the swelling of eye tissue caused by underlying problems such as allergies, conjunctivitis (inflammation of the eye's mucous membrane), trauma, or other eye disorders. It is distinguished by eye redness, watery or itchy eyes, and a burning sensation.

FAQs

Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml works by inhibiting the release of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause redness, itching and swelling. Thus it effectively relieves eye irritation, redness, burning, and swelling caused by chemicals, radiation, heat, infection, allergies, or foreign substances in the eye.

Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml can be used with other eye medications if prescribed by a doctor. However, maintain a 15-minute interval between Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml and other eye medicines.

Even if your symptoms improve, you must continue to use Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml for as long as it is suggested by your doctor. If you stop using this medication too soon, your symptoms may recur.

Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml might cause blurred vision temporarily immediately after using. So, do not drive or operate machinery immediately after using Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml; wait until your vision is clear to prevent any mishappening.

Do not wear contact lenses while using Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml. Remember to remove your contact lenses before using Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml. It is advised to wear spectacles and avoid contact lenses until the inflammation has resolved.

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Catapred Eye Drops 10 ml

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10 ml Eye Drops in 1 Bottle