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Pred Forte




CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Prednisolone acetate is a glucocorticoid that, on the basis of weight, has 3 to 5 times the anti-inflammatory potency of hydrocortisone. Glucocorticoids inhibit the edema, fibrin deposition, capillary dilation, and phagocytic migration of the acute inflammatory response, as well as capillary proliferation, deposition of collagen, and scar formation.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/6/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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