Acto Pred 16mg Tablet

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Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Acto Pred 16mg Tablet

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120
₹12.0/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Acto Pred Tablet

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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.
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Side effects of Acto Pred Tablet

Common

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.

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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. It is better to take Acto Pred 16mg Tablet 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

Do not take the medicine:
  • If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
  • If you have a serious infection, particularly in the lungs or esophagus, that is untreated. 
Do not stop this medicine before recommended duration. Consult your doctor for gradual reduction of dose.Do not receive a "live" vaccine while using methylprednisolone. The vaccine may not work as well during this time, and may not fully protect you from disease.Inform your doctor before taking the medicine:
  • If you are suffering from any infection.
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
Inform your doctor before taking the medicine:
  • If you are taking antibiotics for any infection, pain killers or contraceptive pills or any medication for heart disease or peptic ulcer.
  • If you are going to undergo any laboratory test.
Stay away from people who are suffering from infections like chicken-pox, measles, shingles or tuberculosis.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Acto Pred 16mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
SAFE
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.
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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 16mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
SAFE
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.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Acto Pr
ed 16mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Acto Pred 16mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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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