Econopred Side Effects
Generic Name: prednisolone ophthalmic
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of prednisolone ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Econopred.
For the Consumer
Applies to prednisolone ophthalmic: ophthalmic ointment, ophthalmic solution, ophthalmic suspension
Side effects include:
Elevated IOP, transient stinging or burning, blurred vision, ocular irritation, foreign body sensation.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to prednisolone ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution, ophthalmic suspension
While the exact frequency of the reported side effects is unknown, the manufacturer reports the following in decreasing order of frequency: elevation of intraocular pressure with possible development of glaucoma and infrequent optic nerve damage, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, and delayed wound healing.[Ref]
Rare (less than 0.1%): Filtering bleb
Frequency not reported: Intraocular pressure increased, glaucoma, optic nerve damage, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, acute anterior uveitis, perforation of globe, keratitis, conjunctivitis, corneal ulcer, mydriasis, conjunctival hyperemia, ptosis, loss of accommodation, secondary ocular infection developed, visual acuity defect, field defect, transient ocular discomfort, ocular hypertension, scleral/corneal perforation, foreign body sensation, burning, stinging, irritation, vision blurred/impaired, corneal calcification[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Urticaria, pruritus, rash[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Allergic reaction, anaphylaxis[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Wound healing delayed[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Headache[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Systemic hypercorticoidism[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Dysgeusia[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Omnipred (prednisoLONE ophthalmic (prednisolone ophthalmic))." Alcon Laboratories Inc, Fort Worth, TX.
2. "Product Information. Pred Mild (prednisoLONE ophthalmic (prednisolone ophthalmic))." Allergan Inc, Irvine, CA.
3. "Product Information. PrednisoLONE Sodium Phosphate Ophthalmic (prednisoLONE ophthalmic (prednisolone ophthalmic))." Bausch and Lomb, Rochester, NY.
4. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
5. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
Not all side effects for Econopred may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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