Poly-pred Generic Name & Formulations
Prednisolone acetate 0.5%, neomycin (as sulfate) 0.35%, polymyxin B sulfate 10000 Units; per mL; oph. susp.
Steroid + antibiotics.
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.
Fungal, viral or mycobacterial infections. Uncomplicated removal of foreign body.
Poly-pred Boxed Warnings
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 Adverse Reactions
Increased intraocular pressure, cataracts, corneal perforation, optic nerve damage. May mask signs of infection. Allergic dermatitis.
Poly-pred Clinical Trials
Poly-pred Patient Counseling