prednisone

(redirected from Prednisolone acetate)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms.
Related to Prednisolone acetate: Moxifloxacin

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
..... Click the link for more information.
.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/

prednisone

[′pred·nə‚sōn]
(pharmacology)
C21H26O5 An adrenocortical steroid drug, obtained in crystalline form, that is an analog of cortisone.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Because of financial constraints, the owner elected to continue medical therapy as previously prescribed (0.12% prednisolone acetate q4h) with an addition of meloxicam (0.5 mg/kg PO q12h) for increased anti-inflammatory effect.
Topical steroid eye drops (prednisolone acetate 1% eye drop once hourly) were given.
Given her recent history of femtosecond LASIK, unremarkable anterior segment findings and extreme photophobia, a diagnosis of bilateral TLSS was made and prednisolone acetate 1% was prescribed q.i.d.
Treatment was adjusted to prednisolone acetate drops every 2 hours and cyclopentolate hydrochloride twice daily; oral valacyclovir 2 g, 3 times daily was continued.
Postoperatively, IOPs stayed high despite maximal medical management consisting of brimonidine, dorzolamide-timolol, pilocarpine, latanoprost, and prednisolone acetate. Thus, he underwent Ahmed glaucoma tube implant (New World Medical) surgery in the left eye after which IOP was well-controlled once again in the teens on timolol drops.
The findings of the study were in accordance with Slatter and Dietrich (2003) who stated that 1% Prednisolone acetate eye drops decreases vascularization, reduces scarring and pigmentation and improves final transparency.
In Group A, only Lubricants were used (in 33.33%) while in Group B- Lubricants along with steroids (prednisolone acetate 1%) were used (in 48.33% of cases).
The purpose of the study was to assess the effectiveness of cyst aspiration and methyl prednisolone acetate injection with double IV cannula rather than sharp pointed needle, as a new technique in the treatment of volar ganglia.
A week after the left cataract surgery and five days after the right phacovitrectomy both anterior segments became quieter with an hourly prednisolone acetate drops and topical steroid was tapered slowly.
Given the findings and medical history, he was diagnosed with Lyme disease and a combination of topical prednisolone acetate therapy and intravenous ceftriaxone (10 days) was given, followed by a 4-week course of amoxicillin/clavulanate and oral corticosteroid therapy.
Treatment was instituted with Injection Prednisolone acetate @ 0.5 mg/kg b.
Patient was put on topical moxifloxacin 0.3% antibiotic eye drops and prednisolone acetate 1% eye drops and systemic deworming was done by diethylcarbamazine.