Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension are used to reduce edema and irritation. It is a simple-to-use eye drop that comes in a 15 mL bottle with a sterile dropper.
Who is Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension - 15 ml for?
Dogs, cats and horses.
Why use Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension - 15 ml?
These drops are excellent for treating infections, surgeries, and eye injuries. This medicine comes in a dropper style for convenient administration.
How does Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension - 15 ml work?
This product is an incredibly effective anti-inflammatory eye treatment. It can be 3 to 5 times more effective than hydrocortisone, depending on the weight of the solution. This glucocorticoid medicine prevents edema, fibrin deposition, capillary dilation, and phagocytic migration when used. It works by preventing capillary growth, collagen deposition, and scar formation by reducing the eye's initial inflammatory response.
Prednisolone acetate (microfine suspension)
How is Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension - 15 ml sold?
Prednisolone acetate ophthalmic suspension, USP 1% is supplied sterile in opaque white LDPE plastic bottles with droppers with white high impact polystyrene (HIPS) caps as follows: 5 mL in 10 mL bottle - NDC 60758-119-05 10 mL in 15 mL bottle - NDC 60758-119-10 15 mL in 15 mL bottle - NDC 60758-119-15
What are the side effects of Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension - 15 ml?
The following side effects can occur with prolonged use: Glaucoma Optic nerve damage Posterior subcapsular cataract formation Field of vision and visual acuity defects Immune suppression (and a higher susceptibility to ocular infections)
What special precautions are there?
Tell your veterinarian about all the medications your pet is currently taking before beginning treatment. In case of a reaction, pursue medical treatment. In case of difficulty breathing, swelling, or itching, withdraw treatment. Do not allow the dropper opening to touch any surface, including the body or eye. Vision can become blurry with product use or contact. Keep out of the reach of children.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension - 15 ml?
Store in a cool dry environment 20-25°C (68-77° F). Do not allow this product to be frozen.
If you accidentally skip a dose, don't worry. Just give the next dose as soon as possible, or skip the missed one altogether and continue with the regular treatment schedule. Do not administer two doses at one time.
Shake well prior to use to ensure thorough mixing. Instill 1-2 drops into the eye(s) twice to four times daily, as directed. Keep an eye on your pet to watch for any developing side effects. Your veterinarian will determine dosing and a treatment schedule.
Active Ingredients: Prednisolone acetate (microfine suspension) 1% Preservative: Benzalkonium chloride Inactive Ingredients: Boric acid; edetate disodium; hypromellose; polysorbate 80; purified water; sodium bisulfite; sodium chloride; and sodium citrate. The pH during its shelf life ranges from 5.0 - 6.0.