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POLY-PRED
Ocular allergy/inflammation
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Drug Name:

POLY-PRED Rx

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

Company:
Allergan

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for POLY-PRED:

Ocular inflammation associated with infection.

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.

Contraindications:

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

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.

Pharmacological Class:

Steroid + antibiotics.

Adverse Reactions:

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

How Supplied:

Susp—5mL, 10mL

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