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Poly Pred Side Effects

Generic name: neomycin / polymyxin b / prednisolone ophthalmic

Note: This document contains side effect information about neomycin / polymyxin b / prednisolone ophthalmic. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Poly Pred.

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


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


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]


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]


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

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