Prescription onlyClass: Ophthalmic

Pred-GAlternatives

(prednisolone / gentamicin)

Prescription onlyClass: Ophthalmic
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Pred-G
(prednisolone / gentamicin)

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(tobramycin / dexamethasone)

Blephamide
(sulfacetamide / prednisolone acetate)

Zylet
(loteprednol / tobramycin)

Treats inflammation of the eye caused by an infection. [name-common] helps reduce inflammation and treats infections in your eye.Coming soon.Coming soon.Coming soon.
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Side effects
Pred-GTobradexBlephamideZylet

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How it works
Pred-GTobradexBlephamideZylet
Pred-G (Prednisolone / Gentamicin) is a combination medicine that contains a steroid and an antibiotic. The steroid (prednisolone) reduces inflammation and the antibiotic (gentamicin) treats infections.Coming soon.Coming soon.Coming soon.
Type of medication
Pred-GTobradexBlephamideZylet
Prescription only
Available as
Pred-GTobradexBlephamideZylet
  • Eye drops
  • Eye cream, gel, or ointment
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
  • Eye cream, gel, or ointment
  • Eye drops
Used for
Pred-GTobradexBlephamideZylet
  • Bacterial Infection Of Eye Treatment And Prophylaxis Inflammatory Disorder Of The Eye
    • Bacterial Infection Of Eye
    Risk factors for serious side effects
    Pred-GTobradexBlephamideZylet
    • Using Pred-G (Prednisolone / Gentamicin) for more than 10 days
    Detailed Pred-G (prednisolone / gentamicin) risks & warnings »
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    Pregnancy

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Pain
    Pred-GTobradexBlephamideZylet
    • If the inflammation or pain doesn't go away within 2 days, tell your doctor.
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    Upsides and benefits
    Pred-GTobradexBlephamideZylet
    • The use of a combination product makes it easier than using two separate medications. The steroid (prednisolone) will reduce inflammation and the antibiotic (gentamicin) will lower the risk of infection.
    • Pred-G (Prednisolone / Gentamicin) is available in drops or ointment. Both contain the same medications.
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    Downsides and risks
    Pred-GTobradexBlephamideZylet
    • Pred-G (Prednisolone / Gentamicin) is not used for viral infections, but only for infections caused by bacteria.
    • You can be more sensitive to light after taking this medication.
    • Using the ointment can cause blurry vision for a few minutes after applying.
    • Don't do activities that require clear vision, such as driving, until you are able to see normally after taking a dose.
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    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    Pred-GTobradexBlephamideZylet
    • Wash your hands before putting drops in your eyes.
    • Don't touch the dropper tip to your eye or with your hands.
    • Pull down the lower lid of your eye to give yourself the eyedrop or eye ointment.
    • You should not wear your contacts while using this medication.
    • It's usually not used for longer than 10 days, but do not stop taking Pred-G (Prednisolone / Gentamicin) until your doctor tells you to.
    • If the inflammation or pain doesn't go away within 2 days, tell your doctor.
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    More about ZyletSide effectsFDA package insert
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