Precautions

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

Your eye doctor will want to examine your eyes at regular visits to make sure this medicine is working properly and to check for unwanted effects, especially if you will be using this medicine for 10 days or longer.

If your symptoms do not improve after 2 days or if they become worse, check with your eye doctor (ophthalmologist) right away.

Check with your doctor right away if you have an eye injury, eye infection, or plan to have eye surgery.

Prednisolone may cause slow wound healing after eye surgery. It may also cause temporary vision problems. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns.

Sulfacetamide can cause a rare type of brain damage, known as kernicterus, in newborns when it is given to pregnant women during the later part of their pregnancy. This could be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Talk to your doctor about this risk.

Serious skin reactions can occur with this medicine. Check with your doctor right away if you have blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin, red skin lesions, severe acne or a skin rash, sores or ulcers on the skin, or fever or chills with this medicine.