Acto Pred 500mg Injection

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Acto Pred 500mg Injection

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1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Acto Pred Injection


Uses of Acto Pred Injection

Acto Pred 500mg 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

  • 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 Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Acto Pred Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Acto Pred 500mg 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 500mg Injection 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.
Acto Pred 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, t
ired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Acto Pred 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Acto Pred 500mg 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 500mg Injection should be used with caution in pat
ients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acto Pred 500mg Injection may be needed. 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 Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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.
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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