Medication Monitor



Generic Name (Trade Name—Company)
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October 25, 2018

Prednisolone and gatifloxacin ophthalmic solution 1%/0.5%

(No trade names—Promise Pharmacy)
Small particulate found floating in one product lot

Promise Pharmacy is voluntarily recalling one lot (09042018@2, exp. 12/03/2018) of prednisolone and gatifloxacin ophthalmic solution 1%/0.5% sterile 3-mL vials in response to report of unidentified small particulate found floating in the solution.

Potential adverse health consequences could range from limited eye irritation, inflammation, and visual impairment to permanent ocular damage with use of this eye drop solution.

The product is used as a postsurgical (cataract) ophthalmic treatment and was distributed nationwide to individual patients.

Promise Pharmacy is notifying its prescribers and patients by telephone and mail and is arranging for return, replacement, and refund of all recalled product.

Patients who have product that is being recalled should stop using it and return it to Promise Pharmacy. Patients will be sent packaging with a prepaid shipping label to facilitate prompt return of product.