Prednisolone
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Prednisolone?

(pred NISS oh lone)

• This medicine is used to relieve allergy symptoms.

• This medicine is used to treat Addison's disease.

• This medicine is used to treat arthritis.

• This medicine is used to treat asthma.

• This medicine is used to treat brain swelling.

• This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

• This medicine is used to treat diseases where the anti-inflammatory or immunosuppressant properties are needed.

• This medicine is used to treat inflamed areas of the body.

• This medicine is used to treat eye inflammation.

• This medicine is used to treat leukemia.

• This medicine is used to treat lymphoma.

• This medicine is used to treat organ transplantation.

• This medicine is used to treat a variety of skin rashes.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

All forms:

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

Oral:

• If you have been taking this medicine for several weeks, talk with healthcare provider before stopping. You may want to gradually withdraw this medicine.

• Wear disease medical alert identification.

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any vaccinations. Use with this medicine may either increase the risk of serious infection or make the vaccination less effective.

• Do not run out of this medicine.

• Avoid exposure to chickenpox and measles.

• Do not take...

 
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