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Doctor insights on: Pred Forte Prednisolone Ophthalmic Side Effects

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Dr. Amy Keenum
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Prednisolone (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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Has anyone experienced unusual side effects from prednisolone?

Has anyone experienced unusual side effects from prednisolone?

Common: Side effects of Prednisolone treatment are varied and very common, especially with higher doses. These may range from weight gain, electrolyte abnormalities, infections, psychosis, bone thinning and fractures, stomach ulcers etc. ...Read more

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How to nullify the side effects of prednisolone steroids used for uveitis?

How to nullify the side effects of prednisolone steroids used for uveitis?

Which ones?: We need to know which side effects you are talking about . If you took prednisolone by mouth, the weight gain and skin changes will revert to normal with time although the weight gain will need some efforts to reverse. The side effects also depend on the duration and dosing of the medication. Tell us more. ...Read more

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Hi. My dermatologist prescribed Prednisolone tab. For my dermatitis, as far as um concerned it has a bunch of side effects, should I use it? thanks

Hi. My dermatologist prescribed Prednisolone tab. For my dermatitis, as far as um concerned it has a bunch of side effects, should I use it? thanks

Safe for short time: It depends on the duration of treatment. If you use it for a relatively short time, less than 3 weeks, long term side effects are minimal. ...Read more

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What are some prednisolone side effects?

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. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of prednisolone?

What are some side effects of prednisolone?

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. ...Read more

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Side effects of prednisolone for asthma?

Side effects of prednisolone for asthma?

Several: Prednisolone is usually given to patients with an acute asthma exacerbation that is not improving with bronchodilators and inhaled steroids alone. The general course is 3 - 7 days. Over that period of time one can expect possible side effects to include: emotional lability, increased appetite, weight gain (mainly from water retention), aggressive behavior. Not everyone experiences any or all these. ...Read more

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Prelone (Definition)

Prelone is a corticosteroid which is a kind of ...Read more