If you buy any medicines, check with your pharmacist that they are suitable for you to take with prednisolone.
Prednisolone may increase the risk that you will develop osteoporosis.
Taking prednisolone can make you more likely to get infections.
Prednisolone is a glucocorticoid receptor agonist. Glucocorticoids such as Prednisolone can inhibit leukocyte infiltration at the site of inflammation, interfere with mediators of inflammatory response, and suppress humoral immune responses. Prolonged use of prednisolone can depress the ability of body s adrenal glands to produce corticosteroids. Corticosteroids cause growth retardation in infancy, childhood and adolescence, which may be irreversible and therefore long-term administration of pharmacological doses should be avoided.
It is important to tell your doctor if you have a chronic infection or if you have been exposed to TB earlier in your life.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Sedating but may cause agitation, blurred vision, dry mouth, constipation, urinary retention, confusion.
This can raise your risk of side effects.
If you drink alcohol, talk with your doctor to see if this drug is safe for you.
Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breastfeeding a baby.
When the metabolism is inhibited this can cause higher levels of the medication in the body and potentially dangerous side effects.
If you are taking prednisolone to treat an ongoing condition, this medication may help control your condition but will not cure it. Talk with your doctor if you think your child is not growing at a normal rate while using this medication. If your child has severe asthma, taking prednisolone regularly will help prevent asthma attacks and control symptoms such as wheezing.
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