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Gupisone Tablets Used For What
Depends on the dose: At normal doses, side effects should appear very slowly, over the course of months. At higher doses, the side effects can be almost immediate. ...Read more
Been give prednisolone 5mg which states to take 8 tablets in the morning I assume it's in one lot but seemed quiet a lot to take in one go is that safe to do?
Nephew 10 yr is given prednisolone 5 mg for asthma for 10 days:- 3 tablets trice for 5 day n then 3 tablets twice for other 5 days. Is this right?
My nephew 10 yr is given prednisolone 5 mg for asthma 3 tablets trice for 5 day n then 3 tablets twice for other 5 days. Is this right prescription?
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I took 6 tablets of prednisolone day 1 for swollen lip, has resolved do I need to continue, how does it affect Tirosint medication?
Prednisone: Greetings. Prednisone is a medication that works as an antiinflammatory. The medication also suppresses your adrenal production of hormones. The gradual reduction is needed in most cases. Check with your prescribing doctor. The dose of the prednisone and the prescribing information is very important to know. We can often times recommend a rapid taper or just stopping in some cases. ...Read more
I've been taking amoxicillin and prednisolone, now I'm 4 days late for my Period, but on birth pill, pregnant?
If you are on Birth Control Pill, It is very unlikely that you are pregnant
Period can be late because of your underlying condition for which you are being treated with Prednisone and Amoxicillin OR It may be an effect of Prednisone, as Prednisone can cause irregular periods as well ...Read more
Not worth it: Possibly depending the cause of the ulcers. The negative side-effects outweigh the potential benefits. The most likely cause is cancer sores. No matter what you do they will be there from 10-14 days. They will stop hurting before that and you can buy zilactin over the counter to make things more comfortable in the mean time. No relief, see a doctor. ...Read more
I've just been given Prednisolone Tablets for a very big top swollen lip by my doctor yesterday (shellfish reaction) but the lip is still very swolle?
Can prednisolone eye drops (for iritis) have an effect on the birth control pill (cyclen)? Will it make the pill less effective?
Unlikely: Antibiotics can have an effect but steroid eyedrops are unlikely to cause a problem. ...Read more
I've been put on 2 medications: prednisolone, amoxicillin. It says contraceptive pill don't work, I've had sex, and now there blood in urine, preg??
The best: Thing to do is to take a pregnancy test. You may need to take another test in a week or two if the first is negative. ...Read more
At the pharmacy: You will need a prescription in order to buy prednisolone in the USA. Keep in mind that taking systemic corticosteroids without the monitoring guidance of a physician could lead to many serious side effects. You should not take them regularly unless there is a specific medical indication and there are no other safer choices. ...Read more
Powerful hormone: Side effects from steroids are mostly related to the duration of treatment although the amount is also important. 30mg a day is a good amount. With long term use you'd be likely to see thin bones, thin skin, fragile blood vessels (easy bruising), weight gain, increased risk for diabetes mellitus, heart attack and stroke. ...Read more
A steroid medication: Prednisolone is a form of medication know as a steroid--the active metabolite of prednisone. Used similarly, both medications are useful in the treatment of inflammatory conditions such as arthritis or asthma. In certain medical situations Prednisolone may be better absorbed than prednisone. ...Read more
Steroid side effects: Actually, some people have to take steroids lifelong. Prednisolone is a hormone in the cortisone family, and cortisone is required for life. If the adrenal gland stops producing it, as it does in addison's disease, the patient must take something similar. For normal people, steroids have adverse effects, so it is best to take them for short periods. Longer use can turn off adrenal production too. ...Read more
Personal issue: This is a long acting preparation & breaking up the dose doesn't change much in it's clinical effect. It is usually better to take in one dose just so you won't forget the 2nd. Some may find splitting it easier to get down, since even adults can be poor with this, but that is the only thing I can think of to do so. ...Read more
Not much: Theyare pretty equivalent used for the same thing.Prednisone is converted to Prednisolone by the liver. I find that there are more preparations with Prednisolone dissolving tabs, syrup but again the are pretty much the same. Most drs get used to routinely ordering one over the orher. ...Read more
Steroids/toddlers: I assume these are being given orally. First, you can expect them to spit them back at you, because they leave a terrible aftertaste. Helps to chase with chocolate milk or M&M's. They also will eat you out of house and home and be very sassy. Sleep can be disturbed and may experience night terrors. All of these will disappear once med is done...but in meantime, good luck! ...Read more
It depends.: The botlle should list an expiration date; if it doesn't, call the pharmacy that filled that prescription and they can look it up in their system. ...Read more
Difficult to say: There is an expiration date that can be interpreted as the time when the quality of the medication drops. In general potency is still good for a few weeks after that date some drugs much longer but its always best to take fresh meds ...Read more
A form of cortisone: Prednisolone is a form of cortisone and so is used for inflamation associated conditions. These can include copd, asthma, rheumaotid arthritis, etc. Of course like all drugs it can have side effects especially when used for long periods. Talk it over with your physician. ...Read more
What's difference between taking 5mg prednisolone twice a day and taking 10mg once in the morning? What is advantage in each case? Which is preferred?
No difference: There is no difference.Get a more detailed answer ›