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Doctor insights on: Prednisolone Acetate Ophthalmic Suspension

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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

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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What is tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension for?

What is tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension for?

2 things: Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) (which is tobramyecin and Dexamethasone combined) is an antibiotic / steroid combination. It is used to treat infections and associated inflammation (eg certain corneal infiltrates) or it can be used to treat inflammation only and prevent a secondary infection (pingueculitis, episcleritis etc). ...Read more

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What is tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension usually given for?

What is tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension usually given for?

Eye infection: This is a commonly used combination when infection of the eyes is suspected or infection of the lids (blepharitis) is detected. It is an effective combination, now in less expensive generic formulation, and useful for appropriate cases. Your ophthalmologist can determine if this is likely to help. ...Read more

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I need to know what is tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension usp?

It is: An antibiotic/steroid combination drop. It should not be used except under the direction of an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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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

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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 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

Dr. James Lin
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Prelone (Definition)

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