Acto Pred 16mg Tablet

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Acto Pred 16mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Acto Pred Tablet


Uses of Acto Pred Tablet

Acto Pred 16mg Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.

Side effects of Acto Pred Tablet


Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Skin scar, Altered bone growth, Cataract, Behavioural changes.


How to use Acto Pred Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acto Pred 16mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Acto Pred 16mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Acto Pred Tablet works

Methylprednisolone belongs to a group of medicines called as corticosteroids. It increases the level of corticosteroid, which are naturally present in the body and thereby controls inflammation. It has anti-inflammatory, metabolic, immune, and hormonal effects on the body..

In Depth Information on Acto Pred Tablet

Expert advice for Acto Pred Tablet

  • It is a steroid medicine which works well for many different conditions, including serious illnesses.
  • Take regularly to gain maximum benefit.
  • Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor. You may need to decrease the dose gradually.
  • You may get side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems. Notify your doctor if you get them.
  • Some side effects may occur after weeks or months. These include weakness of arms and legs, or developing a rounder face.
  • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
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Acto Pred Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Acto Pred Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Acto Pred 16mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Acto Pred 16mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Undesirable effects, such as dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances and fatigue are possible after treatment with Acto Pred 16mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Acto Pred 16mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Acto Pred 16mg Tablet is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Acto Pr
ed 16mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Danavir 600mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Acto Pred Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Methylprednisolone

Acto pred is a corticosteroid/steroid drug. It is not an antibiotic
No. Acto pred is not a narcotic or an addictive drug
Q. Can I take Acto pred if I have high blood pressure?
You can take Acto pred if you have high blood pressure, only when prescribed by your doctor. It is prescribed in such situation when benefit outweighs the risk

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