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Doctor insights on: Prednisolone Acetate Medication

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Can prednisolone acetate cause dizzyness?

Can prednisolone acetate cause dizzyness?

Yes it can: While it is not the most common side effect, it certainly cause this. If you notice any other symptoms, please discuss with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

Dr. Amy Keenum
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Prednisolone (Definition)

Prednisolone is a form of medication know as a steroid--the active metabolite of prednisone. Used similarly, both medications are useful in the treatment of inflammatory conditions such as arthritis or asthma. In certain medical situations Prednisolone may be ...Read more


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Help plz! Can prednisolone acetate cure a chalazion?

Help plz! Can prednisolone acetate cure a chalazion?

No effect: It has no effect on a chalazion. Try hot soaks three to four times per day. If this does not work, then see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is prednisolone acetate ophthalmic suspension USP used for?

What is prednisolone acetate ophthalmic suspension USP used for?

Eye infammation: Can be used in treatment corneal injuries from chemical, radiation, or thermal burns, or penetration of foreign bodies. Also used in treatment of steroid-responsive inflammatory conditions of the eye as allergic conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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What is the differance between apo prednisone and prednisolone acetate?

What is the differance between apo prednisone and prednisolone acetate?

See below: Apo-prednisone and prednisolone acetate are both in the class of drugs called corticosteroids. The difference between the two is their use and formulation. Prednisolone acetate is used for treating inflammation of the eyes and comes in the form of eye drops. Apo-prednisone works throughout the whole body to treat a variety of inflammatory reactions or diseases and comes in a tablet form. ...Read more

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Does prednisolone acetate eye drops cause weight gain?

Does prednisolone acetate eye drops cause weight gain?

Impossible: The dose is usually too small to affect your metabolism. Do be aware of the fact that long term use of Prednisolone eye drop may lead to glaucoma, cataracts, and even more seriously herpes simplex infection of the eye leading to blindness. Be sure that you are not using it for more than a few days without your eye doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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Can you use prednisolone acetate 1% to get rid of a stye in your eye?

Not advisible: A stye is an infection. Prednisolone could potentially make the infection worse as it reduces your body's ability to fight infection. Hot compresses are the best treatment for a stye. Better still, see your eye doctor to confirm the diagnosis and get the correct treatment. ...Read more

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I have myopia and I am currently on steroid eye drops (prednisolone acetate 1%). My vision has become worse. Could it be because of the eyedrops?

I have myopia and I am currently on steroid eye drops (prednisolone acetate 1%). My vision has become worse. Could it be because of the eyedrops?

Depends: Steroid eye drops if taken for weeks can cause cataract and glaucoma. They are usually not a problem for a short term treatment for a number of eye problems.
I would consult your eye doctor for these symptoms. ...Read more

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Can prednisolone-induced cataract worsen after stoppage of medication? My vision seems more blurred.

Can prednisolone-induced cataract worsen after stoppage of medication? My vision seems more blurred.

Cataracts: Yes it can worsen after stopping the steroid, once the cataract has started forming, it can get worse at any time. Discontinuing of the Steroid will usually slow or halt the progression in most cases. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: prednisolone?

Please describe the medication: prednisolone?

A steroid medication: Prednisolone is a form of medication know as a steroid--the active metabolite of prednisone. Used similarly, both medications are useful in the treatment of inflammatory conditions such as arthritis or asthma. In certain medical situations Prednisolone may be better absorbed than prednisone. ...Read more

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Hi, I am currently on prednisolone medication and it is making me urinate frequently. Is this normal? Please help as I find it annoying at night.

Hi, I am currently on prednisolone medication and it is making me urinate frequently. Is this normal? Please help as I find it annoying at night.

Prednisone: This does not usually happen as a consequence of taking prednisone. You may have cystitis. It would be worth getting your urine checked ...Read more

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I have only double vision from last 7 weeks and taking medication as prednisolone that helped me to reduce the diplopia. Is this the symptoms of ms?

I have only double vision from last 7 weeks and taking medication as prednisolone that helped me to reduce the diplopia. Is this the symptoms of ms?

Double vision: Need to know if the double vision is monocular or binocular. Cover one eye. If the double vision goes away, then it is so called binocular diplopia. If you have double vision with only one eye open, then it suggests that the problem is in the eye itself, and not the brain. Cannot exclude ms as a cause, but start with a good examination and medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Doctor gave me Prednisolone 40mg/day & gradually reduced dosage to treat urticaria. Urticaria rebounds after stopping medication. Can I take it again?

Doctor gave me Prednisolone 40mg/day & gradually reduced dosage to treat urticaria. Urticaria rebounds after stopping medication. Can I take it again?

Better not: As it will keep rebounding if it is urticaria, see a specialist: a dermatologist or an allergist for better management, if you have already done so, keep the follow up or seek a second opinion, but don't self manage, good luck ...Read more

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How long does it take for myasthenia gravis symptoms to go away on medications like prednisolone, azathioprine?

How long does it take for myasthenia gravis symptoms to go away on medications like prednisolone, azathioprine?

Working meds: It depends on the half life of the medication and your own body's ability to metabolize the medication and utilize it for its purpose. Your pharmacist can be very helpful with this tyoe of information as well as the package insert. Well wishes and do not delay an office visit if symptoms show no improvement. ...Read more

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Dx of pancreatic insufficiency. On imuran (azathioprine) and prednisolone (for aied, history of uc), is there any point getting igg4 levels done if on these medication?

Yes: If you have elevated igg4, you may have igg4 -related pancreatic autoimmune disease. It that is the case, treatment with Rituxan (rituximab) or other agents used to treat igg4 diseases may help your pancreatic disease. ...Read more

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I have got sle with kidneys and now my protien is +1 medication now I have myfortic 360mg 6 pills and prednisolone 5 mg 4 pills perday?

Lupus nephritis.: Lupus can affect your kidneys in different ways. Sometimes it causes relatively rapid destruction of the kidney tissue and sometimes it causes protein to leak into the urine which over time can lead to progressive loss of kidney function. Based on your urine protein and medications, it seems you may have membranous lupus nephritis. Your nephrologist should be monitoring your response to treatment. ...Read more

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Have DLE would the oral medication needed for itching be Prednisolone or Hydroxychloriquine new medication safe taken long term? Can it affect Eyes?

Have DLE would the oral medication needed for itching be Prednisolone or Hydroxychloriquine new medication safe taken long term? Can it affect Eyes?

Prefer hydroxychloro: Through the hydroxychloroquine. Is a very effective, but can affect the eyes and you need periodic I examinations. Long term prednisone has a lot of other bad side effects. ...Read more

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I took 6 tablets of prednisolone day 1 for swollen lip, has resolved do I need to continue, how does it affect Tirosint medication?

I took 6 tablets of prednisolone day 1 for swollen lip, has resolved do I need to continue, how does it affect Tirosint medication?

Prednisone: Greetings. Prednisone is a medication that works as an antiinflammatory. The medication also suppresses your adrenal production of hormones. The gradual reduction is needed in most cases. Check with your prescribing doctor. The dose of the prednisone and the prescribing information is very important to know. We can often times recommend a rapid taper or just stopping in some cases. ...Read more

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What are the side-effects from prednisolone? What side effects can I expect from long-term use of the arthritis drug prednisolone?

Steroid side effects: The side effects are many there is no point to elucidate them here. I would read the insert package that comes with your prescription the side effects are listed there. Over the long term you mat be causing more hard than good. Consult a rheumatologist or internist for an evaluation there are better drugs available which your doctor may recommend. ...Read more

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My grandfather is 84 years old he is diagnosed with sciatica. He is prescribed prednisolone 4mg what is consequences on long term use with this drug.

My grandfather is 84 years old he is diagnosed with sciatica. He is prescribed prednisolone 4mg what is consequences on long term use with this drug.

Lots: However conventional wisdom is that if you haven't gotten enough relief with one Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack, unlikely its better to give more. In fact new research is showing that your risk of fracture increases almost 400% after one oral dosepack of steroids. You are better off getting an epidural steroid injection instead. Risk still exists but way less compared to oral steroids. ...Read more

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Since prednisolone and other steroids mask signs of an infection, what happens if I am infected while taking the drug?

Since prednisolone and other steroids mask signs of an infection, what happens if I am infected while taking the drug?

Danger: The infection can spread like wildfire. Steroids suppress the immune system, so infectious that normally would not be serious can become very dangerous.
Prevention is critical. Wash your hands. Be careful of your hygiene. Avoid contact with sick people. ...Read more

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Doc has put me on tapering dose of 60mg prednisolone for chronic migraine not resp. To drugs and partial resp. To Botox. He says that non resp. To prednisolone means my migaine is psychiatric. True?

Doc has put me on tapering dose of 60mg prednisolone for chronic migraine not resp. To drugs and partial resp. To Botox. He says that non resp. To prednisolone means my migaine is psychiatric. True?

Migraine treatment: There are many good medications for migraine treatment. Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Today effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education 2) non-pharmacological management (diet, sleep hygiene, acupuncture) and 3) pharmacological (triptans, topamax, (topiramate) etc) management. Rec.:see orofacial pain or headache specialist. Hope it helps.
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Doc has put me on tapering dose of 60mg prednisolone for chronic migraine not resp. To drugs and partial resp. To Botox. He says that non resp. To prednisolone means my migaine is psychiatric. True?

Doc has put me on tapering dose of 60mg prednisolone for chronic migraine not resp. To drugs and partial resp. To Botox. He says that non resp. To prednisolone means my migaine is psychiatric. True?

Not true exactly: Prednisolone is not a common migraine treatment protocol. Often times there's also a underlying dietary, or food allergy source to migraine that can be exacerbating or causing continuous, chronic issues, along with stress. So it would be good to have a food allergy panel done with complement testing to rule out this possibility. Then look at other possible triggers. You don't want to be on chronic steroid treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Prelone (Definition)

Prelone is a corticosteroid which is a kind of ...Read more