Pred-G Side Effects
Generic Name: gentamicin / prednisolone ophthalmic
Note: This document contains side effect information about gentamicin / prednisolone ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Pred-G.
For the Consumer
Applies to gentamicin/prednisolone ophthalmic: ophthalmic ointment, ophthalmic suspension
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Change in eyesight, eye pain, or very bad eye irritation.
What are some other side effects of this drug?
All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:
- Eye irritation.
These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
For Healthcare Professionals
Frequency not reported: Superficial punctate keratitis, ocular discomfort
Frequency not reported: Burning, stinging, irritation[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Secondary ocular infection developed
Frequency not reported: Wound healing delayed[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Allergic sensitization[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Pred-G (gentamicin-prednisolone ophthalmic)." Allergan Inc, Irvine, CA.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.
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