Name: AK-Pred

Commonly used brand name(s)

In the U.S.

  • AK-Pred
  • Econopred Plus
  • Inflamase
  • Ocu-Pred
  • Ocu-Pred-A
  • Omnipred
  • Pred Forte
  • Pred Mild
  • Prednisol

In Canada

  • Minims prednisoLONE 0.5%

Available Dosage Forms:

  • Suspension
  • Solution

Therapeutic Class: Ophthalmologic Agent

Pharmacologic Class: Adrenal Glucocorticoid

Uses For AK-Pred

Prednisolone 0.12% (Pred MildĀ®) eye drops is used to treat mild to moderate non-infectious eye allergies and inflammation, including damage caused by chemical and thermal burns.

Prednisolone 1% (Pred ForteĀ®) eye drops is used to treat inflammation of the eyes caused by certain conditions.

Prednisolone is a steroid medicine that is used to relieve the redness, itching, and swelling caused by eye infections and other conditions.

Prednisolone 0.12% and 1% are available only with your doctor's prescription.

What are some other side effects of AK-Pred?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

  • Change in taste.
  • Feeling that something is in the eye.
  • Headache.
  • Burning.
  • Stinging.
  • Eye irritation.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.