• Ocular allergy/inflammation

Poly-pred Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Prednisolone acetate 0.5%, neomycin (as sulfate) 0.35%, polymyxin B sulfate 10000 Units; per mL; oph. susp.

Pharmacological Class

Steroid + antibiotics.

How Supplied

Susp—5mL, 10mL


Poly-pred Indications


Ocular inflammation associated with infection.

Poly-pred Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

To treat eyes: 1–2 drops every 3–4 hrs, or more often if necessary. To treat lids: 1–2 drops every 3–4 hrs and rub excess around lids; max 20mL per therapeutic course.

Poly-pred Contraindications


Fungal, viral or mycobacterial infections. Uncomplicated removal of foreign body.

Poly-pred Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Poly-pred Warnings/Precautions


Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Myopia. Diabetes. Monitor for secondary infections and intraocular pressure in prolonged use. Avoid abrupt cessation. Infants and young children. Pregnancy.

Poly-pred Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Poly-pred Interactions

Not Applicable

Poly-pred Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Increased intraocular pressure, cataracts, corneal perforation, optic nerve damage. May mask signs of infection. Allergic dermatitis.

Poly-pred Clinical Trials

See Literature

Poly-pred Note

Not Applicable

Poly-pred Patient Counseling

See Literature