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Cortisporin Ophthalmic Suspension Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Cortisporin Ophthalmic Suspension is a combination of the steroid drug, hydrocortisone, and two antibiotics. It is used to treats inflammatory conditions such as irritation, swelling, redness, and general eye discomfort, and also treat superficial bacterial infections of the eye.

Cortisporin Ophthalmic Suspension Dosage

  • The usual starting dose is 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye every 3 or 4 hours.

Uses of Cortisporin Ophthalmic Suspension

  • It is used to treat infections of the eye and also help to provide relief from redness, irritation, and discomfort of certain eye problems.
  • It is also used to help prevent permanent damage of certain eye problems.

Side Effects of Cortisporin Ophthalmic Suspension

Before taken Cortisporin Ophthalmic Suspension medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Cortisporin Ophthalmic Suspension. Side effects may include:

  • Cataract formation
  • Delayed wound healing
  • Increased eye pressure
  • Local allergic reactions

Warnings and precautions before taking Cortisporin Ophthalmic Suspension:

  • If you will be using this medicine for more than 10 days, then your doctor should check your eyes at regular visits.
  • If your symptoms do not improve within a few days, or if they become worse, then you should check with your doctor regular.
  • If a rash or allergic reaction develops, then you should also check with your doctor right away.

Drug Interaction :-No interactions have been reported. But if you are taking Cortisporin Ophthalmic Suspension with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Cortisporin Ophthalmic Suspension with other drugs.


Symptoms of a Cortisporin Ophthalmic Suspension overdose are not known. But after used Cortisporin Ophthalmic Suspension if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect.

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