Not for inj or ingestion. Upon prolonged use, risk of ocular complications & systemic side effects; growth retardation in childn; ocular HTN &/or glaucoma, w/ damage to the optic nerve, reduced visual acuity & visual field defects, & posterior subcapsular cataract formation; persistent fungal infections of the cornea; perforation of the tissues of cornea or sclera. May be accompanied by a decrease in the urinary secretion of cortisol as well as a decrease in plasma cortisol conc. May reduce infection resistance & mask clinical signs of infection. Use w/ great caution in the treatment of herpes simplex-induced stromal keratitis or uveitis. May slow corneal wound healing. Risk of flare of inflammatory conditions upon sudden treatment w/drawal. Contact lens wear is not recommended. Contains benzalkonium Cl. May affect ability to drive or use machines. Not recommended during pregnancy & in women of childbearing potential not using contraception. Lactation. Paed population <2 yr.