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Pred Mild Side Effects

Generic Name: prednisolone ophthalmic

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug prednisolone ophthalmic. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Pred Mild.

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

General

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]

Ocular

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]

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Urticaria, pruritus, rash[Ref]

Immunologic

Frequency not reported: Allergic reaction, anaphylaxis[Ref]

Other

Frequency not reported: Wound healing delayed[Ref]

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Headache[Ref]

Endocrine

Frequency not reported: Systemic hypercorticoidism[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Dysgeusia[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Omnipred (prednisoLONE ophthalmic (prednisolone ophthalmic))." Alcon Laboratories Inc, Fort Worth, TX.

2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

4. "Product Information. Pred Mild (prednisoLONE ophthalmic (prednisolone ophthalmic))." Allergan Inc, Irvine, CA.

5. "Product Information. PrednisoLONE Sodium Phosphate Ophthalmic (prednisoLONE ophthalmic (prednisolone ophthalmic))." Bausch and Lomb, Rochester, NY.

It is possible that some side effects of Pred Mild may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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