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ACTO PRED 500MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR ACTO PRED

Prednisolone(500 mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Acto pred 500mg injection at a fixed time.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Acto pred 500mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR ACTO PRED

    Prednisolone(500 mg)

    Uses

    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

    How it works

    Acto pred 500mg injection belongs to a group of medicines called as glucocorticosteroids. Acto pred 500mg injection 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.

    Common side effects

    Electrolyte imbalance, Headache, Dizziness, Fragile skin, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Decreased libido, Bone degradation, Happiness, Altered menstrual cycle, Increased risk of infection, Insomnia, Increased hair growth, Muscle disorders, Personality changes, Increased sweating, Absence of menstrual periods, Fatigue, Acne, Muscle weakness, Heartburn, Skin redness, Increased blood pressure, Decreased sexual function, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Mood changes, Delayed wound healing, Behavioural changes, Eye swelling, Muscle stiffness, Altered blood lipids, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract

    SUBSTITUTES FOR ACTO PRED

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      United Biotech Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 571/injection
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    • SODIPRED 500MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 572/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 572
      pay 345% more per injection
    • SOLUMARK 500MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 576.92/injection
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      Rs. 576.92
      pay 349% more per injection
    • MEDNISOL 500MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd
      Rs. 445.18/injection
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      Rs. 445.18
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    Expert advice FOR ACTO PRED

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR ACTO PRED

    Prednisolone

    Q.

    Is prednisolone a steroid, pain-killer, or an anti-inflammatory drug?
    Prednisolone is a steroid anti-inflammatory drug. However, it is not a pain-killer

    Q.

    Is prednisolone the same as prednisone?
    No. Prednisolone is the active metabolite of prednisone. Both of them are corticosteroids used for different indications

    Q.

    Can I take prednisolone for whooping cough or chest infection?
    No, prednisolone is not used for whooping cough or chest infection

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    Q.

    Is prednisolone safe?
    Yes. Prednisolone is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

    Q.

    How long can I take corticosteroids for?
    It is advisable to take the drug for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the treatment abruptly or take for a longer period than recommended.

    Q.

    Does prednisolone cause hair loss, weight gain, tiredness, acne, or drowsiness?
    Yes. Prednisolone may cause hair loss, weight gain, tiredness, acne or drowsiness. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)