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(prednisolone acetate) Suspension for Oral use
Read this Instructions for Use before you start taking Flo-Pred Oral Suspension and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking with your healthcare provider about your medical condition or your treatment.
Only use the syringe that comes with your Flo-Pred Oral Suspension to measure your medicine. (See Figure A)
Instructions For Filling The Syringe and Taking Your Flo-Pred Oral Suspension:
Push down the plunger into the syringe as far as it will go (See Figure B)
Remove the cap from the bottle and push the syringe tip firmly into the opening on top of the Flo-Pred Oral Suspension bottle. (See Figure C)
Once the syringe tip is in the bottle, turn the bottle upside down. Wait 10 seconds to allow the Flo-Pred Oral Suspension to flow into the neck of the bottle. (See Figure D)
Hold the syringe barrel steady with your thumb, and slowly pull the plunger down with your other fingers. Stop pulling the plunger, when the syringe is filled to your prescribed dose of Flo-Pred Oral Suspension. (See Figure E)
If you pull out too much, or more than your prescribed dose, of Flo-Pred Oral Suspension, slowly push the plunger back into the barrel until you reach the correct amount.
Turn the bottle right-side up. Carefully remove the syringe, holding it by the barrel. (See Figure F)
Place the syringe in your mouth. Slowly push the plunger in to squirt Flo-Pred Oral Suspension directly into the corner of your mouth. (See Figure G)
Do not forcefully push the plunger, or squirt the medicine into the back of your mouth or throat.
Swallow the Flo-Pred Oral Suspension.
Instructions For Cleaning Your Flo-Pred Oral Suspension Syringe:
Pull the plunger all the way out of the barrel. (See Figure H)
Rinse the plunger and the barrel in running warm water. The Flo-Pred Oral Suspension Syringe is reusable and can also be placed in the dishwasher. It is important to clean your syringe after each use. (See Figure I)
Rinse the plunger and barrel thoroughly and dry. (See Figure J)
Put your syringe back together by, gently pushing the plunger back into the barrel as far as it will go. (See Figure K)
How should I Store Flo-Pred Oral Suspension?
- Store Flo-Pred Oral Suspension at 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C).
- Do not store Flo-Pred Oral Suspension in the refrigerator.
- Safely throw away medicine that is out of date or no longer needed.
Keep Flo-Pred Oral Suspension and all medicines out of reach of children.
General Information about the safe and effective use of Flo-Pred Oral Suspension
- Call your healthcare provider if you feel worse while you take Flo-Pred Oral Suspension or if your symptoms do not improve.
- Children who take Flo-Pred Oral Suspension should be supervised by an adult who has been shown how to use it.
- Do not give Flo-Pred Oral Suspension to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/24/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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