Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before having prednisolone acetate.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery is okay, as it does not affect your ability to drive or use machines.
Do NOT use prednisolone acetate if:
- You are allergic to any of the ingredients;
- You just had a vaccination or have a vaccination planned;
- You have a viral infection such as measles, chickenpox or shingles, or any other infection.
There is little evidence with regards to the use of prednisolone acetate during pregnancy or breast feeding, so consult your doctor or health care professional before taking prednisolone acetate.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: For joint injections: Between 5mg and 25mg depending on the size of the joint. No more than 3 joints will be treated in one day. The injections may be repeated if needed. For muscle (systemic) injections: between 25mg and 100mg once or twice a week, depending on your condition. Usual does for children is: please refer to your doctor’s advice.
Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist before your treatment with prednisolone acetate.