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Acto Pred 1 GM Injection

Manufactured byFerring Pharmaceuticals
ContainsPrednisolone
Description

Acto Pred 1 GM Injection is a corticosteroid which is used to relieve swelling in various conditions like arthritis and allergic disorders. Use with caution in patients with diabetes and other kidney diseases. Do not stop the use of this medicine suddenly since this may cause severe side effects like confusion, headache, etc.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Acto Pred 1 GM Injection

Mednisol 1 gm Injection
Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Acto Pred 1 GM Injection

  • Aggression or anger
  • Decreased urine output
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Weight gain
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Increased appetite
  • Pain at the injection site

Uses of Acto Pred 1 GM Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Gouty arthritis
  • Psoriasis
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Asthma
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to prednisolone or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Systemic infections

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from systemic fungal infections due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
General warnings

Infections

This medicine should be used with caution in patients who are at risk of developing infections since it suppresses the immune system and further increases the risk of infections. Any symptoms such as a sore throat, fever, chills, etc. should be reported to the doctor immediately. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Vaccination

Administration of live or live-attenuated vaccines is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition and decrease the effect of vaccines. Your doctor may advise you to postpone vaccination or may use an appropriate form of vaccination with adequate clinical monitoring to minimize the risk of adverse effects.

Impaired kidney function

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of kidney dysfunction due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Impaired liver function

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of liver dysfunction due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Decrease bone density

This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of decreased bone density and decreased calcium absorption. This risk is especially higher if the medicine is used for a prolonged period of time. Appropriate clinical monitoring, corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Other uses

Your doctor may prescribe this medicine for indications other than those stated above in certain specific circumstances, especially if other medicines are not effective. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor in such cases.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established. However, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits significantly outweigh the risks. In such a case, the patient should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects.

Missed Dose

Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

Overdose

Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Ethinyl Estradiol

Azole antifungal agents

Antihypertensives

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Disease interactions

Gastro-intestinal bleeding

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of gastrointestinal diseases due to the increased risk of bleeding. This risk is especially higher when the medicine is used for a prolonged period of time. Report any unusual symptoms such as blood in the stool, unusual bleeding or bruising, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Diabetes

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of altered blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical or hospital setting. Inform the doctor if you have a known history of allergy to this medicine. Report to the doctor all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions before receiving this medicine. Report any undesirable side effects to the doctor promptly.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
It works by binding to the receptors and inhibiting the release of certain chemical substances that cause inflammation.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Glucocorticoids

Schedule

Schedule H

Prednisolone acetate 25mg/ml Suspension for Injection - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 27 January 2020]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/6701/smpc

Prednisolone: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 27 January 2020]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a615042.html

Prednisolone - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 27 January 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00860
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