Prednisolone is used to treat a wide range of health problems including allergies, blood disorders, skin diseases, infections, certain cancers and to prevent organ rejection after a transplant.
Prednisolone, prednisone or another corticosteroid could be indicated for very manyfold types of diseases.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. Keep all appointments with your doctor and the laboratory. Hepatic microsomal enzyme inducers Drugs that induce hepatic enzyme cytochrome P-450 CYP isoenzyme 3A4 such as phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifampicin, rifabutin, carbamazepine, primidone and aminoglutethimide may reduce the therapeutic efficacy of corticosteroids by increasing the rate of metabolism.
These patients experience severe pain in the involved joints, and can require replacement of joints. Cytotoxics Increased risk of haematological toxicity with methotrexate. Prednisolone is indicated in the treatment of various conditions, including congenital adrenal hyperplasia, psoriatic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, bullous dermatitis herpetiformis, seasonal or perennial allergic rhinitis, allergic corneal marginal ulcers, symptomatic sarcoidosis, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in adults, leukemias and lymphomas in adults, and ulcerative colitis.
This medication passes into breast milk. It can be dangerous to stop taking prednisolone suddenly, especially if you have been on a high dose for a long time. It can also cause growth of body hair and irregular periods in girls.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Since a low blood potassium level can have serious adverse effects, people with severe asthma or COPD, who may be taking several of these medicines, should have their blood potassium levels monitored regularly.
Our results clearly distinguish trovafloxacin from other marketed quinolone agents and identify unique gene changes induced by trovafloxacin that are involved in mitochondrial damage, RNA processing, transcription, and inflammation that may suggest a mechanism for the hepatotoxicity induced by this agent.
If sexually active, two reliable methods of contraception should be used.
These are just some of the potential side effects. Also tell them about any supplements you take. Actavis UK Ltd, a subsidiary of Accord Healthcare Ltd, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8NS, UK.