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Yes: I use it routinely in my practice in this age group. ...Read more
If pediapred (prednisolone) is an immune system suppressant why would my one-year-old's dr prescribe it along with antibiotics for her diagnosis of bronchiolitis and upper respiratory infection? Is this ok?
Short vs long term : The Pediapred (prednisolone) mimics a stress hormone we all make that helps us maintain the cell wall integrity & calm down inflammation. It is common to use Pediapred (prednisolone) in bronchiolitis & some other issues in young kids over a short 5 day period. Limiting the rx to several days avoids the immune suppression that occurs if you use it over weeks or months. I use it often for similar issues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My son was diagnosed with RSV and prescribed prednisolone 15mg/5ml 2x daily 2.5ml per dose. Is this dosage too much?
Prednisolonr: Usual dose is 2 mg/ kg 1st dose then 1 mg/kg daily for 4 more days. It would depend on his weight? Steroids are useful for RAD or asthma but generally not helpful for RSV which requires auctioning frequently, a cool humid environment and sometimes O2 via high flow for low oxygen levels. If he is not getting. Ether have him reassessed. All the best;nasty virus! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My son is 16months old and weighs 24lbs. He was prescribed 15mg/5ml prednisolone 2.5ml 2x daily. Is this too high of a dosage for RSV/wheezing?
Doctor gave me Prednisolone 40mg/day & gradually reduced dosage to treat urticaria. Urticaria rebounds after stopping medication. Can I take it again?
Better not: As it will keep rebounding if it is urticaria, see a specialist: a dermatologist or an allergist for better management, if you have already done so, keep the follow up or seek a second opinion, but don't self manage, good luck ...Read more
Im taking prednisolone 50mg per day. I've grown acne/pimples. Will the acne/pimples be EASILY reversible After I lower my dosage?
Im.taking prednisolone 50mg day. I have grown acne/pimples. Is there any way to lessen the acne/pimples without lowering the dosage?
How much dosage of prednisone or prednisolone in case of low platelet count (itp), an adult person may take?
When giving prednisolone, is it best to give it all in one dose, or give 10ml as two 5ml doses? (4yo)
Depends..........: The frequency for which the Prednisolone is given depends upon the reason for which it has been prescribed as well as the cooperation of your child. If the medicine is bad tasting, giving it with a strongly-flavored food or fluid will help (pudding, ice cream, peanut butter, for example). ...Read more