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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi..i took prednisolone medication 10mg for a day due to inflamatory related condition...will i experience any side effects from it?
Can prednisolone-induced cataract worsen after stoppage of medication? My vision seems more blurred.
Hi , i am currently on prednisolone medication and it is making me urinate frequently. is this normal ? please help as i find it annoying at night.
I have only double vision from last 7 weeks and taking medication as prednisolone that helped me to reduce the diplopia. Is this the symptoms of ms?
Double vision: Need to know if the double vision is monocular or binocular. Cover one eye. If the double vision goes away, then it is so called binocular diplopia. If you have double vision with only one eye open, then it suggests that the problem is in the eye itself, and not the brain. Cannot exclude ms as a cause, but start with a good examination and medical evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
How long does it take for myasthenia gravis symptoms to go away on medications like prednisolone,azathioprine?
Working meds: It depends on the half life of the medication and your own body's ability to metabolize the medication and utilize it for its purpose. Your pharmacist can be very helpful with this tyoe of information as well as the package insert. Well wishes and do not delay an office visit if symptoms show no improvement. ...Read more
Dx of pancreatic insufficiency. On imuran (azathioprine) and prednisolone(for aied, history of uc), is there any point getting igg4 levels done if on these medication?
I have got sle with kidneys and now my protien is +1 medication now I have myfortic 360mg 6 pills and prednisolone 5 mg 4 pills perday?
Lupus nephritis. : Lupus can affect your kidneys in different ways. Sometimes it causes relatively rapid destruction of the kidney tissue and sometimes it causes protein to leak into the urine which over time can lead to progressive loss of kidney function. Based on your urine protein and medications, it seems you may have membranous lupus nephritis. Your nephrologist should be monitoring your response to treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer