What is Ocepred (Prednisolone/Ofloxacin) used for?
Ocepred (Prednisolone/Ofloxacin) is used to treat a variety of eye conditions, such as eye infections, pink eye, keratitis, inflammation of the eye and conrneal ulcers. It contains the active ingredients prednisolone and ofloxacin. Prednisolone is a type of medication known as a corticosteroid, which works by relieving inflammation and itching. Ofloxacin is a type of antibiotic, which is effective in treating bacterial infections of the eye, by stopping the bacteria that cause the infections.
How should I use Ocepred (Prednisolone/Ofloxacin)?
Patients using Ocepred (Prednisolone/Ofloxacin) eye drops should administer them directly to the eye. You should tilt your head back, and pull down the lower eyelid, and place one drop in the affected eye. The exact dosage will vary, depending on the condition being treated. You must consult your physician before taking this medication so that the correct dosage can be prescribed.
What are the side effects of Ocepred (Prednisolone/Ofloxacin)?
Ocepred (Prednisolone/Ofloxacin) has been known to cause some side effects, such as:
Patients should note that it is essential to consult a physician immediately if any of these side effects persist, or if other more severe side effects are noticed, such as severe pain in the eye or inflammation of the eyelids or face.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Ocepred (Prednisolone/Ofloxacin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.