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pred·nis·o·lone

 (prĕd-nĭs′ə-lōn′)
n.
A synthetic corticosteroid, C21H28O5, derived from cortisol and used as an anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressive, and antiallergic drug.

[Blend of prednisone and -ol.]
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prednisolone

(prɛdˈnɪsəˌləʊn)
n
(Pharmacology) a steroid drug derived from prednisone and having the same uses as cortisone
[C20: altered from prednisone]
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pred•nis•o•lone

(prɛdˈnɪs əˌloʊn)

n.
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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prednisolone

n prednisolona
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Eye pad was removed after 3 hours patient sent home with a combination of dexamethasone ofloxacin and prednisolone acetate drops every 2 hours for two days and then 6 hourly.
In this study, we randomized 44 patients to compare high and low strengths of DSP-Visulex against prednisolone acetate eye drops, the standard of care," said Papangkorn.
Patients enrolled in the EGP-437 arm were provided placebo eye drops, while patients receiving placebo iontophoresis treatment are given prednisolone acetate drops.
The patient underwent treatment with intravenous penicillin G (24 million units/day for 14 days), along with topical prednisolone acetate 1% and oral prednisone (40 mg daily) as prophylaxis for a potential ocular Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction.
She was diagnosed with secondary and early neurosyphilis for which she was started on 24 million units per day of IV penicillin G, and severe uveitits for which she was started on 60 mg of oral prednisone and 1% prednisolone acetate eye drops.
The patient was diagnosed with HZO and treatment was initiated with oral valacyclovir (1000 mg 3 times daily), topical ganciclovir (5 times daily), ofloxacin drops (2 times daily), cyclopentolate drops (3 times daily), prednisolone acetate drops (6 times daily), and oral nonsteroid anti-inflammatory tablet (dexketoprofen trometamol, 25 mg, 2 times daily).
We used 1% Prednisolone Acetate topically for management of post-operative inflammation in all patients for two weeks.
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One group received Decadron (dexamethasone 4mg/ml) intravenous solution as intra-canal medicament, and the 2nd group received prednisolone acetate solution 2.5% in aqueous suspension obtained as commercial preparation.