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A synthetic corticosteroid, C21H28O5, derived from cortisol and used as an anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressive, and antiallergic drug.

[Blend of prednisone and -ol.]


(Pharmacology) a steroid drug derived from prednisone and having the same uses as cortisone
[C20: altered from prednisone]


(prɛdˈnɪs əˌloʊn)

an analog of cortisone, C21H28O5, used topically and in various other forms for treating eye and skin inflammations, allergies, and autoimmune diseases.
[1950–55; alter. of prednisone by insertion of -ol1]
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Noun1.prednisolone - a glucocorticoid (trade names Pediapred or Prelone) used to treat inflammatory conditions
anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drug - a medicine intended to reduce inflammation
glucocorticoid - a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity


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The study findings suggest that "4 or 5 doses of DSP-Visulex provided the same efficacy results to the standard of care, prednisolone acetate with 112 drops, without any signs of IOP elevation," Papangkorn said.
The patient was diagnosed with ARN based on clinical findings and treatment with prednisolone acetate drops hourly, cyclopentolate hydrochloride drops 3 times daily, and intravenous acyclovir 750 mg, 3 times daily was initiated for anterior segment inflammation.
We used 1% Prednisolone Acetate topically for management of post-operative inflammation in all patients for two weeks.
Prednisolone acetate was administered @ 1 mg/kg IM for three consecutive days.
One group received Decadron (dexamethasone 4mg/ml) intravenous solution as intra-canal medicament, and the 2nd group received prednisolone acetate solution 2.
12% prednisolone acetate ophthalmic drops (1 drop OU q4h for 7 days), but the hyphema recurred after the drops were tapered.
There is an apparent mismatch in the total number of medicines as in NLEM 2011, for instance Prednisolone was counted as 3 items ( prednisolone, prednisolone acetate and prednisolone sodium phosphate), Lignocaine was counted as 2 items ( lignocaine and lignocaine hydrochloride) and Glucose was counted as 2 items ( glucose and dextrose 25%).
05% and prednisolone acetate suspension 1% to demonstrate similar efficacy in the treatment of inflammation in anterior uveitis.
In another case, an 11-year-old boy with iridocyclitis developed a cushingoid habitus and acanthosis nigricans after he was treated with prednisolone acetate 1% eye drops every 2 hours for 6 months (18).
prednisolone acetate eyedrops), and intravitreal antiviral agents (e.
In an advisory, the FDA said these unregistered drug products are Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride (Moxibright) 5 mL Eye Drops, Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride + Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate (Moxibright DM) 5 mL Eye Drops, Carboxymethyl Cellulose Sodium + Glycerin (Tearbright Plus) 10 mL Eye Drops, Gatifloxacin + Prednisolone Acetate (Gatsun-P) 5 mL Eye Drops and Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride (Occumox) 5 mL Eye Drops.