Essentially, it is a man-made version of a natural substance (corticosteroid hormone) produced by the adrenal gland. Patients with arthritis, blood disorders, breathing problems, immune system disorders, skin and eye conditions, cancer, and severe allergies can benefit from this medication.
How to use:
If your doctor instructs you to take it by mouth, you should take it with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. Be careful when measuring the dosage with a measuring spoon or device. The dose may be incorrect if you use a household spoon.
An increase in sweating, nausea, heartburn, headache, dizziness, menstrual period changes, difficulty sleeping, or acne may occur. Inform your doctor or pharmacist quickly if any of these side effects persist or worsen
You are taking this medication since your doctor believes that the benefits to you outweigh any side effects. Most people who take this medication don't experience serious side effects.
It may reduce your ability to fight infections because this drug weakens the immune system. A serious infection (rarely fatal) or a worsening of an existing infection may result from this. Please contact your doctor if you show any signs of infection (such as coughing, sore throat, fever, chills). When taken for long or repeated periods of time, this medication may cause oral thrush or yeast infections. White patches in your mouth or a change in your vaginal discharge should be reported to your doctor.
Warnings and precautions while using this product
Prednisolone should not be taken by anyone who is allergic to it, to prednisone, or to any other medications. Inactive ingredients in this product may cause allergic reactions and other problems. Speak to your pharmacist for details.
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any of the following conditions:
You may feel dizzy after taking this drug. Marijuana (cannabis) and alcohol can make you feel more dizzy. Unless you are sure you can do something safely, do not drive, use machinery, or operate anything that requires alertness. Avoid drinking alcohol. Speak to your health care provider before using marijuana (cannabis).