Drug Information for Prednisolone (Physicians Total Care, Inc.): DESCRIPTION

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  • Prednisolone Syrup, USP 5mg/5 mL

    Prednisolone syrup contains prednisolone which is a glucocorticoid. Glucocorticoids are adrenocortical steroids, both naturally occurring and synthetic, which are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Prednisolone is a white to practically white, odorless, crystalline powder. It is very slightly soluble in water, soluble in methanol and in dioxane; sparingly soluble in acetone and in alcohol, slightly soluble in chloroform.

    The chemical name for Prednisolone is 11ß, 17,21-Trihydroxypregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione (anhydrous). Its molecular weight is 360.45. The molecular formula is C21H28O5 and the structural formula is:

    Prednisolone Syrup, USP 5mg/5 mL contains 5 mg of prednisolone in each 5 mL. Benzoic acid, 0.1% is added as a preservative. It also contains not more than 0.4% alcohol, citric acid, edetate disodium, flavors, glycerin, glycyrrhizin (ammoniated), propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, and sorbitol.

    Prednisolone Syrup, USP 15mg/5 mL

    Prednisolone Syrup, USP contains prednisolone which is a glucocorticoid. Glucocorticoids are adrenocortical steroids, both naturally occurring and synthetic, which are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.

    Prednisolone is a white to practically white, odorless, crystalline powder. It is very slightly soluble in water; soluble in methanol and in dioxane; sparingly soluble in acetone and in alcohol; slightly soluble in chloroform.The chemical name for Prednisolone is Pregna- 1,4-diene-3,20-dione,11,17,21- trihydroxy-,(11ß)-.

    Prednisolone Syrup, USP contains 15 mg of prednisolone in each 5 mL. Benzoic acid, 0.1% is added as a preservative. It also contains alcohol 5%, citric acid, edetate disodium, ethyl maltol, flavors, glycerin, ammoniated glycyrrhizin, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium saccharin, sucrose, FD&C blue #1 and FD&C red #40.

  • Drug Information Provided by National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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