At the moment, Prednisolone tablets are produced by several companies, and there are no analogues under other names for sale.
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Instructions for use
Prednisolone is a synthetic glucocorticoid drug.
It has anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, immunosuppressive effects.
Prednisolone tablets prescribed for chronic and long-term inflammatory processes in the spine and joints, which are accompanied by severe pain.
The most commonly prescribed for chronic arthritis. Rarely prescribed for chronic allergic diseases. Among them: bronchial asthma, allergic skin diseases (eczema, neurodermatitis, atopic dermatitis , contact dermatitis ), chronic rhinitis .
In diseases associated with autoimmune reactions. Such diseases include rheumatoid arthritis, glomerulonephritis. Also prescribed for scleroderma and lupus erythematosus.
Since Prednisolone is able to inhibit tissue proliferation, it is used in the treatment of cancer. In addition, tablets can be prescribed as replacement therapy in the treatment of adrenal dysfunction.
Dosage and administration
The dosage is set by the attending physician individually, depending on the type and degree of the disease. In the acute state and as an introductory dose, 4-6 tablets (20-30 mg) per day are used. After reduced to 5-10 mg (1-2 tablets) per day. For children, apply 1 mg per 1 kg of the body per day. This dosage is divided into 4-6 receptions.
Do not take Prednisone when:
- individual intolerance;
- gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer;
- glaucoma; osteoporosis;
- psychosis and depression;
- severe endocrine diseases;
- infectious processes;
- diseases, frolicking on the background of vaccination.
In pregnancy, Prednisolone is prescribed only as a last resort if the intended benefit exceeds the harm.
Side effects usually occur with prolonged use of prednisolone in high doses. The following side effects are possible:
- high blood pressure;
- the appearance of erosive and ulcerative lesions of the stomach and duodenum;
- vascular thrombosis; exacerbation of glaucoma and diabetes mellitus;
- the spread of infections of bacterial, viral and fungal origin.
Occurs with prolonged use of prednisolone in high doses. It can be expressed by high blood pressure, peripheral edema. In addition, possibly increasing side effects.
Also, with prolonged use, Itsenko-Cushing syndrome may appear. Women may experience irregular menstruation and infertility. In men, impotence is possible. In children, growth may slow.
Composition and pharmacokinetics
One tablet contains: 0.005 g of prednisolone, milk sugar, potato starch, calcium stearate.
When ingestion is well absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract. Metabolized mainly in the liver. The highest concentration in the blood plasma occurs in 1.5 hours. About 20% is excreted by the kidneys unchanged.
Prescription. Shelf life 3 years. Store in a dry, protected from light and out of reach of children, at a temperature of from 15 ° to 30 ° C.
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