gentamicin and prednisolone ophthalmic (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Pred-G, Pred-G S.O.P.)?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and apply the next one as directed. Do not use a double dose of this medication.
What happens if I overdose (Pred-G, Pred-G S.O.P.)?
An overdose of this medication is unlikely to occur. If you do suspect an overdose, wash the eye with water and call an emergency room or poison control center near you. If the drops or ointment have been ingested, drink plenty of fluid and call an emergency center for advice.
What should I avoid while using gentamicin and prednisolone ophthalmic (Pred-G, Pred-G S.O.P.)?
Do not touch the dropper or tube opening to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper or tube opening is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in your eye.
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Gentamicin and prednisolone ophthalmic may cause blurred vision. If you experience blurred vision, avoid these activities.
Use caution with contact lenses. Wear them only if your doctor approves. After applying this medication, wait at least 15 minutes before inserting contact lenses.
Avoid other eye medications unless your doctor approves.
What other drugs will affect gentamicin and prednisolone ophthalmic (Pred-G, Pred-G S.O.P.)?
Avoid other eye medications unless they are approved by your doctor.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you are taking an oral steroid medication such as prednisone (Deltasone, Orasone, others).
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with gentamicin and prednisolone ophthalmic. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about gentamicin and prednisolone ophthalmic written for health professionals that you may read.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
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