Prednisolone

Prednisolone- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugPrednisolone is Anallergics and Drugs used in Anaphylaxis
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Prednisolone is used for
1. Short-term as well as long term suppression
of inflammation in allergic disorders
2. Malignant disease
3. Autoimmune disease
4. Bronchial asthma.
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
 
Available dosage forms 1. TABLETS
2. SYRUP
3. EYEDROP
4. INJECTION
Dose 
Contraindications 1. Untreated systemic infection
2. Administration of live virus vaccines
3. Hypersensitivity
Precautions 1. Increased susceptibility to and severity
of infection
2. Activation or exacerbation of tuberculosis, amoebiasis, strongyloidiasis
3. Risk of severe chickenpox in the non-immune parent
4. Avoid exposure to measles
5. diabetes mellitus
6. Peptic ulcer
7. Hypertension
8. Further precautions relating to long-term use of corticosteroids
9. Myasthenia gravis
10. Congestive heart failure,
11. Renal insufficiency
12. Pregnancy
13. osteoporosis
14. glaucoma
15. psychological disorders
16. diverculis
17. interactions
Adverse Effects1. Nausea
2. Dyspepsia
3. Malaise
4. Hiccups
5. Hypersensitivity reactions including anaphylaxis
6. Supraclavicular lump
7. Fragile skin.
Pregnancy Category C

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