Skip to Content

Neomycin / polymyxin b / prednisolone ophthalmic Side Effects

Applies to neomycin/polymyxin b/prednisolone ophthalmic: ophthalmic suspension

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity reactions have occurred due to allergic sensitization.[Ref]

Ocular

Ocular side effects associated with the corticosteroid component have included elevated intraocular pressure with possible development of glaucoma, optic nerve damage, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, and delayed wound healing. In addition, perforation of the cornea and sclera have occurred when administering topical steroids to patients with diseases that cause thinning of the cornea or sclera.[Ref]

Other

The development of a secondary infection has been reported in patients treated with antimicrobial and corticosteroid combinations. Fungal and viral infections of the cornea can develop with long-term application of corticosteroids.[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Poly-Pred (neomycin/polymyxin B/prednisolone ophthalmic)." Allergan Inc, Irvine, CA.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

More about neomycin/polymyxin b/prednisolone ophthalmic

Professional resources

Related treatment guides

Hide