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Doctor insights on: Prednisolone And Pregnancy

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Dr. Ira Katz
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Please describe the medication: prednisolone?

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

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What is pediapred (prednisolone)?

What is pediapred (prednisolone)?

Steroid medicine: This is a brand of oral, anti-inflamatory,steroid medicine (prednisolone) often used in children that are not ready for tablets or capsules. ...Read more

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What is pediapred (prednisolone)?

What is pediapred (prednisolone)?

Steroid medicine: This is a brand of oral, anti-inflamatory,steroid medicine (prednisolone) often used in children that are not ready for tablets or capsules. ...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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How to prevent weight gain with prednisolone?

How to prevent weight gain with prednisolone?

STEROID INTAKE: What's the reason for your taking cortisone? Are you asthmatic or having arthritis? Try to take the lowest dose and avoid it if possible when not that sick. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for prednisolone overdose?

What is the treatment for prednisolone overdose?

Little problems....: I routinely use the equivalent of 1200mg in one dose for sle flares and/or vasculitis, when I use 200mg of IV Dexamethasone given 3x per week. This would (one dose) be the equivalent of 120 10mg tablets for one bolus. Certainly fluid retention could be bad if you have blood pressure issues or heart failure. Stomach upset can occur.You probably would feel anxious and sleep very poorly a few days! ...Read more

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Help plz! Can prednisolone acetate cure a chalazion?

Help plz! Can prednisolone acetate cure a chalazion?

No effect: It has no effect on a chalazion. Try hot soaks three to four times per day. If this does not work, then see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How effective is prednisolone (Orapred) for treating croup?

How effective is prednisolone (Orapred) for treating croup?

Croup and steroids: Oral steroids can be very helpful in reducing the severity of upper airway edema associated with croup, but is generally reserved for those children who have severe symptoms such as stridor at rest. Steroids treat symptoms, not the cause, and should be used sparingly in growing children. ...Read more

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Which is more recommended, adrenal glandular or cortisone/prednisolone?

Neither: Actually, more Prednisone is used than either of the other 2 meds. Cortisone has been the traditionally used med but must be given several times daily. Prednisone and Prednisolone can usually be given once daily. Also, because cortisone causes some salt retention, it is better for those with low blood pressure while the others are better for those with higher blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can prednisolone cause your hair to fall out? What cab I use to help it grow back?

Can prednisolone cause your hair to fall out? What cab I use to help it grow back?

Prednisolone: Prednisolone can make your hair brittle so it seems like your hair is falling out. You can try a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner. ...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


Dr. Corey Clay
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Prelone (Definition)

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