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prednisone

(prĕd`nĭsōn): see corticosteroid drugcorticosteroid drug
, any one of several synthetic or naturally occurring substances with the general chemical structure of steroids. They are used therapeutically to mimic or augment the effects of the naturally occurring corticosteroids, which are produced in the cortex of the
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prednisone

[′pred·nə‚sōn]
(pharmacology)
C21H26O5 An adrenocortical steroid drug, obtained in crystalline form, that is an analog of cortisone.
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It is a proprietary topical formulation of lower than the usual therapeutic doses prednisolone acetate and cyclosporine A, to retain the efficacy of a very potent steroid with an improved safety profile.
Phase III study of its combination product containing tobramycin and prednisolone acetate for the treatment of inflammatory ocular conditions for which a corticosteroid is indicated and where bacterial ocular infections or a risk of bacterial infections exists.
1 million increase is mainly attributable to the completion and analysis in the first quarter of 2006 of a Phase III clinical trial for the tobramycin and prednisolone acetate combination product as well as a Phase IIb trial of ecabet sodium for the treatment of dry eye syndrome.
The trial's secondary endpoints were also achieved, demonstrating that ISTA's proprietary combination product and prednisolone acetate 1% had similar maximum concentrations (Cmax), and the time to reach maximum concentration (Tmax) was identical for both.
Enrollment is proceeding well with our ecabet sodium Phase IIb dry eye trial and our combination tobramyacin prednisolone acetate Phase III trial.
Phase III study of a new combination ophthalmic product containing tobramycin and prednisolone acetate for the treatment of steroid-responsive inflammatory ocular conditions where risk of bacterial infection exists.