Ocular allergy/inflammation:

Indications for: PRED-G OPH OINT

Ocular inflammation associated with infection.

Adult Dosage:

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

Children Dosage:

Not established.

PRED-G OPH OINT Contraindications:

Fungal, viral or mycobacterial infections.

PRED-G OPH OINT 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 OPH OINT Classification:

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, edema, irritation), visual impairment, blurry vision, foreign body sensation in eyes, dysgeusia, punctate keratitis, delayed wound healing, hypersensitivity or allergic skin reactions.


Hepatic (prednisolone).

Drug Elimination:

Renal. Half-life: 2.1–3.5 hours (prednisolone).

How Supplied:

Susp—5mL, 10mL; Oint—3.5g