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Prednisolone Acetate (Generic) Ophthalmic Suspension 1%

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Description

Prednisolone Acetate is an eyedrop prescribed to treat multiple eye conditions, such as conjunctivitis and corneal infections. Corticosteroids help relieve inflammation, which will help eyes heal, as well as ease comfort during the healing process. Veterinarians may use this to treat issues in companion animals. Customers may receive this drug under the names Pred Forte, Pred Mild.

Uses

Prednisolone Acetate is indicated for the treatment of steroid-responsive inflammation in the eye.

Possible Side Effects

Side effects are usually dose-dependent. If side effects occur, contact your vet, who may decrease the dosage, frequency or type of corticosteroid. Possible side effects include stomach upset and increased thirst, urination and/or appetite. Contact your vet immediately if you notice any strange behaviors or symptoms.

Drug & Food Interactions

Many medications (especially NSAIDs) may interact with Prednisolone or lessen/change its effects. Talk to your vet about all other medications and supplements your pet is taking.

Precautions

Animals who are allergic to Prednisolone or similar medications should not be given this. Do not touch dropper tip to any surface, as this may contaminate the suspension.

This drug is FDA-approved for human use. However, it is common practice for veterinarians to prescribe such drugs for use in dogs and cats.

NOTE: For Generic Medications, picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer. Customers may receive the same drug under the names Pred Forte, Pred Mild.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146846
  • Brand

    Prednisolone

  • Dosage Measure

    Use according to your veterinarian's instructions.

  • Generic Name

    Prednisolone

  • Common Brand Name(s)

    Pred Forte, Pred Mild

  • For Use With

    Dogs & Cats

  • Product Form

    Solution

  • Health Condition

    Allergies, Eye Infections, Recovery

  • Drug Type

    Anti-inflammatory

Ingredients
Ingredients

Active Ingredients: Prenidsole Acetate 1.0%.

Inactive Ingredients: Dibasic Sodium Phosphate, Polysorbate 80, Edetate Disodium, Glycerin, Citric Acid and/or sodium hydroxide, purified water.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Use exactly as directed by your vet. Typical dosages may involve administering drops up to every hour or two until symptoms subside.

Storage Instructions

Store at temperatures at 46° - 75°F.

FAQ

What is Prednisolone Acetate Suspension?

It is an otic suspension corticosteroid used to treat eye conditions.

What are the benefits of Prednisolone?

Easy to administer as eyedrops. Helps with inflammation and usually relieves inflammation quickly.

How is this medication given?

Your pet's dose is determined based on his/her specific needs. Always follow your veterinarian's precise instructions.

Do not stop this medication suddenly. Your pet's dose should be gradually reduced as supervised by your veterinarian.

How does this medication work?

Prednisolone is a corticosteroid medication. It works by suppressing the inflammatory response and immune system when used as directed by your veterinarian.

What results can I expect?

Inflammatory conditions including allergies often improve within several days. Always contact your veterinarian for further guidance if your pet's symptoms do not improve after a reasonable period of time.

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