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Your monthly Pred Forte cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Pred Forte patient assistance program, the cost of your medication will be free. We only charge $49 per month for each medication, to cover our service fees. You could receive your Pred Forte prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Pred Forte patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Pred Forte patient assistance program. Each program has its own eligibility criteria which is set by the pharmaceutical companies, however the factors considered by most programs are:

  • I am a permanent, legal resident of the United States or Puerto Rico
  • I am uninsured or my insurance doesn’t cover my medication
  • I meet certain income eligibility requirements

How do I apply for the Pred Forte patient assistance program?

We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Pred Forte patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Pred Forte. We will also ask for details about your healthcare provider, insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication.

If we determine that you may be eligible for Pred Forte assistance, we will handle the application process for you. We will work directly with your healthcare provider to prepare your application documents. Once we have received the signed application and supporting documents, we will submit them to the patient assistance program on your behalf. Our service continues once you are enrolled in the Pred Forte patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Pred Forte medication refills for up to 1 year.

Is NiceRx a Pred Forte coupon provider?

We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Pred Forte patient assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable Pred Forte manufacturer coupons, Pred Forte discounts, or free Pred Forte samples. We are not a Pred Forte coupon provider or Pred Forte discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.

Can NiceRx help me get Pred Forte cheaper if I have insurance?

We may be able to help you to access Pred Forte patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Pred Forte medication or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may also be able to help you if you do not have insurance. Please apply online to find out more.

How much does Pred Forte cost without insurance?

Pred Forte cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Pred Forte ophthalmic suspension 1% usually costs $40 for 1 milliliter. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

How much does Pred Forte cost with insurance?

The copay for Pred Forte with insurance depends on the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out how much this is, your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.

What is Pred Forte?

Pred Forte is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication distributed by Allergan. It is used to treat the symptoms of conjunctivitis and other ophthalmic inflammatory conditions. Pred Forte may be used alone or in combination with other medications.

Pred Forte is classed as a steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It reduces irritation, burning, redness, and swelling of eye inflammation caused by chemicals, heat, radiation, allergy, or any other foreign objects in the eye.

What doses of Pred Forte are available?

Pred Forte is available as an ophthalmic suspension, in the following doses: 1%.

To apply the eye drops wash your hands, tilt your head back and look up, pull the lower eyelid down, and squeeze 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) 2 to 4 times a day. You may apply the drops every hour on the first 2 days of treatment. To prevent eye injury do not allow the tip of the dropper to touch your eye.

Benzalkonium chloride a preservative in Pred forte may be absorbed by soft contact lenses, changing the color of the contact lenses. Remove contact lenses before using Pred forte and replace them 15 minutes afterward. Benzalkonium chloride may also cause eye irritation, especially if you have dry eyes or cornea disorders.

Always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Pred Forte active ingredients

Pred forte contains prednisolone acetate as the active ingredient. It is classed as a steroid/corticosteroid.

Pred Forte side effects

The most common side effects of Pred Forte in clinical trials include:

  • Headache
  • Raised intraocular pressure
  • Change in sense of taste
  • Feeling that something is in your eye
  • Mild stinging or irritation
  • Red eye

In rare instances, Pred Forte can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • Blurred vision or other visual disturbances
  • Ulcers on the surface of the eye
  • Severe eye pain
  • Allergic reaction
  • Cataracts
  • Eye infections
  • Pupil dilation
  • Rash or itching

Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Pred Forte against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Pred Forte to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Pred Forte drug interactions

Other drugs may interact with Pred forte, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your health care provider about all of your medication including any supplements you are taking.

Pred Forte contraindications

You should not use Pred Forte if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient prednisolone acetate
  • Are allergic to benzalkonium chloride or any of the other ingredients
  • Suffer from tuberculosis of the eye
  • Have any injuries to or ulcers on the cornea
  • Have acute untreated purulent ocular infections such as epithelial herpes simplex, keratitis, vaccinia, or varicella
  • Are less than 12 years old
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor before using Pred Forte if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Pred Forte
  • Have eye ulcers or have had a disease or treatment that caused the eye tissue to become thin
  • Have glaucoma or are being treated for raised pressure in the eye
  • Have had surgery for cataracts
  • Have bacterial, viral or fungal eye infections
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Pred Forte generic

Pred Forte is the trademark brand name for Prednisolone acetate distributed by Allergan. A generic version of Prednisolone acetate is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Pred Forte savings through NiceRx.

The content on this website is intended for information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. The information on this website should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always speak to your doctor regarding the risks and benefits of any treatment.