Cetapred

Active Ingredient(s): Prednisolone + Sulfacetamide
FDA Approved: * August 6, 1993
Pharm Company: * ALCON
Category: Vision / Eye Health

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Cetapred Overview

Prednisolone is a synthetic glucocorticoid, a derivative of cortisol, used to treat a variety of inflammatory and autoimmune conditions and some cancers. It is the active metabolite of the drug prednisone[1] and is used especially in patients with liver failure, as these individuals are unable to metabolize prednisone into active prednisolone; it is primarily metabolized via the liver enzyme, 11-β-hydroxydehydrogenase.[2] Adverse effects are not generally seen with short term therapy, bu...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Prednisolone + Sulfacetamide
  • Ointment: 0.2% + 10%, 0.25% + 10%, 0.5% + 10%
  • Solution: 0.25% + 10%, 0.5% + 10%
  • Solution/drops: eq 0.23% phosphate + 10%
  • Suspension: 0.2% + 10%, 0.25% + 10%
  • Suspension/drops: 0.5% + 10%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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