PRED-G OPH OINT Rx
Generic Name and Formulations:
Prednisolone acetate 0.6%, gentamicin (as sulfate) 0.3%.
Indications for PRED-G OPH OINT:
Ocular inflammation associated with infection.
½ inch 1–3 times daily; max 8g for initial ℞.
Fungal, viral or mycobacterial infections.
Not for uncomplicated removal of foreign body. Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Monitor for secondary infections, cataracts, and intraocular pressure in prolonged use. May mask signs of infection. Avoid abrupt cessation. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Steroid + aminoglycoside.
In prolonged use increased intraocular pressure, cataracts, corneal perforation, optic nerve damage, secondary infections. Ocular discomfort (eg, burning, stinging, hyperemia, pain, discharge, edema, irritation), visual impairment, blurry vision, foreign body sensation in eyes, dysgeusia, punctate keratitis, delayed wound healing, hypersensitivity or allergic skin reactions.
Susp—5mL, 10mL; Oint—3.5g
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