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Poly-Pred Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Aug 2, 2021.

Generic name: prednisolone acetate 5mg in 1mL, neomycin sulfate 3.5mg in 1mL, polymyxin B sulfate 10000[USP'U] in 1mL
Dosage form: ophthalmic suspension

TO TREAT THE EYE: Instill 1 or 2 drops every 3 or 4 hours, or more frequently as required. Acute infections may require administration every 30 minutes, with frequency of administration reduced as the infection is brought under control. TO TREAT THE LIDS: Instill 1 or 2 drops in the eye every 3 to 4 hours, close the eye and rub the excess on the lids and lid margins.

Not more than 20 milliliters should be prescribed initially and the prescription should not be refilled without further evaluation as outlined in the PRECAUTIONS section above.

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