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uveitis

Is it safe for a pregnant woman to take pred forte(cortecosteroid)? I am 4 months pregnant now.

Is there any permanent cure for uveitis?
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Hi!
Prednisolone is Food and Drug Administration’s category C drug. This means that some animal studies have shown it to cause harm to fetus but there is no human studies to prove it. Also animal studies have given conflicting results. So, prednisolone is used in pregnancy only if no other treatment is possible.So, while you can take prednisolone under medical supervision, you will need regular fetal monitoring to see if the baby is well.
If uveitis is due to an autoimmune disorder then there may be no cure.
Take care!

The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history. Hence this reply to your post should only be considered as a guiding line and you must consult your doctor at the earliest for your medical problem.

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