10 ampoules/box;100 ampoules/box
AdvaCare is a GMP manufacturer of Prednisolone Acetate injection.
Prednisolone acetate injection belongs to a class of medications called corticosteroid. It works by preventing inflammation and lowering the body’s natural defense. Prednisolone acetate can suppress the immune system by reducing the activity and production of the lymphocytes and eosinophils. It is used to treat a wide range of inflammatory and auto-immune diseases such as asthma, uveitis, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, temporal arteritis and so on.
People who take prednisolone acetate must avoid contact with anyone suffering from measles, chickenpox or shingles.
As with all pharmaceuticals, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of prednisolone acetate injection. Always consult a doctor or health care professional for medical advice before use.
Common side effects include, but may not be limited to: feeling depressed, feeling high or moods that go up and down, feeling anxious, having strange and frightening thoughts. Seek medical attention if the following develop: Itching or skin rashes, swelling of the face, lips or throat, difficulty breathing or wheeziness.
For a comprehensive list of all possible effects, consult your doctor.
If any symptom persists or gets worse, or you notice any other symptom, then please call your doctor immediately.
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.
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