PRED-G OPH OINT Rx

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PRED-G OPH OINT

Ocular allergy/inflammation
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Prednisolone acetate 0.6%, gentamicin (as sulfate) 0.3%.

Company:

Allergan

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Indications for PRED-G OPH OINT:

Ocular inflammation associated with infection.

Adult:

½ inch 1–3 times daily; max 8g for initial ℞.

Children:

Not established.

Contraindications:

Fungal, viral or mycobacterial infections.

Warnings/Precautions:

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.

See Also:

PRED-G

Pharmacological Class:

Steroid + aminoglycoside.

Adverse Reactions:

In prolonged use increased intraocular pressure, cataracts, corneal perforation, optic nerve damage, secondary infections. Ocular discomfort (eg, burning, stinging, hyperemia, pain, discharge, irritation), visual impairment, foreign body sensation in eyes, dysgeusia, punctate keratitis, delayed wound healing, hypersensitivity or allergic skin reactions.

How Supplied:

Susp—5mL, 10mL; Oint—3.5g