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Acto Pred 16 mg Tablet

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Acto Pred 16 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Acto Pred 16 mg Tablet

MRP
120
₹12/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Acto Pred Tablet

Uses of Acto Pred Tablet

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

Acto Pred Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Acto Pred are Skin thinning, Increased risk of infection, Reduction in bone density, Weight gain, Mood changes, Stomach upset, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood.

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 16 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Acto Pred 16 mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Acto Pred Tablet works

Acto Pred 16 mg Tablet is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

In Depth Information on Acto Pred Tablet

Expert advice for Acto Pred Tablet

  • Take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Dose is decreased or tapered over time.
  • Most side effects occur with high doses and on long-term use.
  • 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
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Acto Pred 16 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Acto Pred 16 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
Driving
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 16 mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE
Acto Pred 16 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Acto Pred 16 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Acto Pred 16 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Acto Pred Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Methylprednisolone

Q. Is Acto pred a steroid or an antibiotic drug?
Acto pred is a corticosteroid/steroid drug. It is not an antibiotic
Q. Is Acto pred a narcotic or addictive drug?
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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Acto Pred with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Acto Pred with Liraglutide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Liraglutide: Victoza
Acto Pred with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Acto Pred with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Acto Pred with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Acto Pred with Saxagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saxagliptin: Onglyza
Acto Pred with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Acto Pred with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin
Acto Pred with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Acto Pred with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Acto Pred with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Acto Pred with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Caritec
Acto Pred with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Acto Pred with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil, Getrol
Acto Pred with Rubella vaccine (Live)
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Acto Pred with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Acto Pred with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Acto Pred with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon
Acto Pred with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Acto Pred with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Acto Pred with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol, Glez, Diacon, Glibetic, Glyzip, Aviglip
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
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