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A 42-year-old member asked:

What are some prednisolone side effects?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Varied: But could include stomach irritation, irritability, increased risk of infection, increased blood sugar, decreased ability to heal. Generally the need outweighs any risk of the medication.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

What are some side effects of prednisolone?

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Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Lots: Prednisolone is a steroid used to shut down inflammation that causes asthma symptoms, trouble breathing, etc. Used infrequently in short bursts, it can cause mild behavioral changes, agitation, and hyperactivity. Over time, with repeated use, it can cause a decrease in growth, fat deposition, acne, and bone thinning.
A 33-year-old member asked:

What are prednisolone steroid side effects?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 29 years experience
See below: Depends on the length of therapy. Short term side effects can be abdominal pain, increased appetite, and mood changes. Long term effects include immunosuppression, weight gain, and a moon face.
Last updated Apr 11, 2017
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