Generic Name and Formulations:
Prednisolone sodium phosphate 1%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.
Initially 1–2 drops every hour during day and every 2 hours at night; after response, reduce to 1 drop every 4 hours; then 1 drop 3–4 times daily as needed.
Ocular fungal, mycobacterial, viral (except herpes zoster), or untreated bacterial infections.
Not for use after uncomplicated removal of foreign body. Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Monitor IOP and for secondary infections. Avoid abrupt cessation in prolonged use. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Prolonged use: increased IOP, cataracts, corneal perforations, optic nerve damage, delayed wound healing; may mask or worsen infections.
Soln—5mL, 10mL, 15mL
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