You should not stop using prednisolone suddenly.
Severe attacks of asthma are sometimes treated with a course of steroid tablets, such as prednisolone.
If you have to take prednisolone for a long time, there are steps you can take to stay as healthy as possible. Infants of mothers taking higher doses than this may have a degree of adrenal suppression but the benefits of breast feeding are likely to out-weigh any theoretical risk.
Common side effects happen in more than 1 in 100 people. Tuberculous meningitis with sub-arachnoid block or impending block when used concurrently with appropriate antituberculous chemotherapy. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction rash, itching swelling especially of the face tongue throat , severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
Unneeded medications should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children, and other people cannot consume them. There s no firm evidence to suggest that taking prednisolone will reduce fertility in either men or women.
Tell your doctor right away if you have symptoms of high blood sugar such as increased thirst urination.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
People who have had angioedema caused by other substances may be at increased risk of angioedema while receiving an ACE inhibitor.
This is due to the increased risk of developing hypotension and related adverse reactions in elderly patients.
Due to drug interactions and different antiepileptic drug pharmacokinetics, the dosage of Tegretol should be selected with caution in elderly patients.
QTc prolongations may also increase risk, or increase it in susceptible individuals.
Use it with caution if you have diabetes, especially if you take insulin or other diabetes drugs that can cause low blood sugar.
Prednisolone is in a class of medications called corticosteroids. Your dose will depend on your condition and response to treatment.
It is the drug of choice for all conditions in which routine systemic corticosteroid therapy is indicated, except adrenal deficiency states. Always take Prednisolone tablets exactly as your doctor has told you, especially if you are elderly. Medications other than those listed above may interact with this medication.