Acto Pred 1gm Injection

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Acto Pred 1gm Injection

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1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Acto Pred Injection


Uses of Acto Pred Injection

Acto Pred 1gm Injection 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 Injection


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


How to use Acto Pred Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Acto Pred Injection works

Prednisolone belongs to a group of medicines called as glucocorticosteroids. Prednisolone increases the level of corticosteroids which are already present in the body and helps to treat various inflammatory conditions. It has anti-inflammatory, metabolic, immune, and hormonal effects on the body..

In Depth Information on Acto Pred Injection

Expert advice for Acto Pred Injection

  • Do not take the medicine if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.Inform your doctor: If you have heart, kidney or liver disease, mental disorders or depression, mania or bi-polar disorder, If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you experience low level of alertness after taking prednisolone. The drug  can weaken your immune system, making it easier for you to get an infection or worsening an infection you already have or have recently had. Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections.
  • Do not receive a "live" vaccine while using prednisolone.
  • Do not stop using prednisolone suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Do not keep the eye drops in freezer.
  • Do not stop using prednisolone eye drops suddenly after long-term use without first talking to your doctor.
  • Do not allow the dropper tip to touch any surface, including the eyes or hands. If the dropper becomes contaminated it could cause an infection in your eye, which can lead to vision loss or serious damage to the eye.
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Special precautions for Acto Pred 1gm Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Acto Pred 1gm Injection 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 1gm Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man 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.
Acto Pred 1gm Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Acto Pred 1gm Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Acto Pred 1gm Injection is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as careful dose selection and regular monitoring of kidney function tests are advised while you are taking this medicine.
Acto Pred 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acto Pred 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 200mg Capsule, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azibey 200mg Suspension
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Acto Pred 1gm Injection

Frequently asked questions for Prednisolone

Acto pred belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Acto pred is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
It is advisable to take Acto pred for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the treatment suddenly or take for a longer period than recommended by your doctor.
Acto pred does not contain penicillin. Acto pred belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
Yes, Acto pred does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Acto pred is not a pain-killer. Acto pred belongs to a group of medicines called steroids which are anti-inflammatory in nature and can help in the relief of pain associated with inflammation.
The prescribed duration of steroids varies depending on the condition for which they are used. Don’t start or stop taking this medicine without talking to your doctor, you may need to reduce the dose gradually. Please take Acto pred or any other steroid for a duration which is prescribed by your doctor.
Yes. Acto pred is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Acto pred belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Acto pred is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Acto pred is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).
Q. Can I take Acto pred with antibiotics?
Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Acto pred and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Acto pred accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Acto pred with antibiotics.
Acto pred can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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