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Prednisolone And Pregnancy
My wife was given two 30 mg doses of prednisolone, within 12 hours during 7th week of pregnancy for provisional diagnosis of itp. Any risk for fetus?
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
My wife was given 2 doses of 30 mg prednisolone within 12 hours time for suspected itp during 7 week of pregnancy. Is it safe for the fetus?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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