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What are some prednisolone side effects?

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

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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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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First time taking steroids.Prednisolone 5mg twice a day for 1month.What are my chances of developing side effects?How do I avoid? What side effects?

First time taking steroids.Prednisolone 5mg twice a day for 1month.What are my chances of developing side effects?How do I avoid? What side effects?

Very remote: Steroid at this dosage should have no detectable side effects when taken for one month or less. You need do nothing in regards to the steroids, and follow your doctors orders for other medication you may be concurrently taking. ...Read more

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Im an athlete. I have nephrotic syndrome and I have been taking 50mg prednisolone for almost 2 months. Any permanent side effects I should be worried?

Im an athlete. I have nephrotic syndrome and I have been taking 50mg prednisolone for almost 2 months. Any permanent side effects I should be worried?

Time will tell...: All medical care (drug/surgery) is designed to help modifying body's inside & outside environments so body may undergo its optimal healing for optimal functional recovery with body's residual / existing strength; so is you. How? Do: Follow current prescribed care under professional supervision; take on low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence/obsession; respect: life is a one-way street. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of prednisolone?

What are the side effects of prednisolone?

Many: Prednisolone eye drops have a few short term side effects, like occasional irritation with use and increaed intraocular pressure. With long-term use, they can cause cataracts, glaucoma and increase your risk of infection. ...Read more

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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

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Prelone (Definition)

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