Prednisolone acetate 1% Ophthalmic suspension can be used on external eye parts to treat inflammation.
It comes in a 5 ml size.
What is Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension - 5 ml?
Prednisolone acetate 1% Ophthalmic suspension is a sterile eye drop used to treat inflammation caused by infections, injury, and surgery. It is also used to reduce swelling associated with bacterial infections.
Who is Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension - 5 ml for?
Prednisolone acetate can be used for horses, cats, and dogs.
Why use Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension - 5 ml?
- Comes with a dropper top to conveniently apply
- Treats pain and inflammation in dog's eyes
- Ideal for pain from injury, surgery, or infection
How does Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension - 5 ml work?
Prednisolone acetate contains 3 to 5 times the anti-inflammatory power of hydrocortisone based on weight. This product is a glucocorticoid which inhibits:
- Phagocytic migration
- Capillary dilation
- Fibrin deposition
- (all of the acute inflammatory response)
- Scar formation
- Deposition of collagen
- Capillary proliferation
Sandoz, Pacific Pharma or other generic brand
Chemical Name: 11ß,17, 21-Trihydroxypregna-1,4-diene-3, 20-dione 21-acetate Active:
- Prednisolone acetate (microfine suspension) 1%
How is Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension - 5 ml sold?
Prednisolone acetate ophthalmic suspension, USP 1% is supplied sterile in opaque white LDPE plastic bottles with droppers with white high impact polystyrene (HIPS) caps as follows: 5 mL in 10 mL bottle - NDC 60758-119-05 10 mL in 15 mL bottle - NDC 60758-119-10 15 mL in 15 mL bottle - NDC 60758-119-15
What are the side effects of Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension - 5 ml?
Using corticosteroids for a prolonged period of time could damage the optic nerve from the development of glaucoma. It could also cause formation of posterior subcapsular cataracts or defects in fields of vision and visual acuity.
Secondary ocular infections have an increased risk, as prolonged use may suppress the immune response.
What special precautions are there?
Talk to your doctor about other eye medication or drops your pet is using before you use Prednisolone Acetate Ophthalmic Suspension 1%.
Contact your veterinarian immediately if your pet has any of the following symptoms:
Avoid touching the dropper to all surfaces, especially hands and eyes. Note: blurred vision may be caused by this medication.
How can I store Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension - 5 ml?
Store in a dry and cool environment. Do not exceed 25°C (77°F). Protect from freezing. Store in an upright position.
Before using, shake product well. Two to four times a day, apply 1 to 2 drops onto the eye.
Dosing frequency can be increased if needed during the first 24 to 48 hours of administration.
Do not discontinue therapy early, even if your pet seems to be getting better.
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