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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Prelone (Overview)

Prelone is a corticosteroid which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Can you tell me what to expect with prednisolone(prelone) and toddlers?

Can you tell me what to expect with prednisolone(prelone) and toddlers?

Steroids/toddlers: I assume these are being given orally. First, you can expect them to spit them back at you, because they leave a terrible aftertaste. Helps to chase with chocolate milk or M&M's. They also will eat you out of house and home and be very sassy. Sleep can be disturbed and may experience night terrors. All of these will disappear once med is done...but in meantime, good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
227 doctors shared insights

Prelone (Overview)

Prelone is a corticosteroid which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Initially my derm prescribe tetracycline with prednisolone, acne flare up,now she prescibe minocycline and xepasone.i cannot take accutane.What next?

Initially my derm prescribe tetracycline with prednisolone, acne flare up,now she prescibe minocycline and xepasone.i cannot take accutane.What next?

What next?: What do you mean exactly? Is the new regimen not working? Besides the medication, you could add fish oil 3 grams a day. Omega 3s are very important against acne. It wouldn't hurt and may help quite a bit. ...Read more

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Will the weight gain, side effect of prednisolone , be EASILY reversible After I lower the dosage?

Will the weight gain, side effect of prednisolone , be EASILY reversible After I lower the dosage?

No: In today's society, it is not easy to lose the weight gained. Suggest you exercise a hour 3 to 4 times a week (make sure there is some weight training) while cutting down on the carb intake. It is not easy but not impossible to lose the weight. ...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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How long can you keep a bottle of prelone (prednisolone) before it goes bad?

How long can you keep a bottle of prelone (prednisolone) before it goes bad?

It depends.: The botlle should list an expiration date; if it doesn't, call the pharmacy that filled that prescription and they can look it up in their system. ...Read more

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How much time can you keep a bottle oral prelone (prednisolone) before it goes bad?

Difficult to say: There is an expiration date that can be interpreted as the time when the quality of the medication drops. In general potency is still good for a few weeks after that date some drugs much longer but its always best to take fresh meds ...Read more

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How long can you keep a bottle oral prelone (prednisolone)?

Until expiration : Prednisone is a very inexpensive drug. Keep it until it expires and then replace it. It's not worth taking medications of questonable potency. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what to expect with prednisolone(prelone) and toddlers?

Steroids/toddlers: I assume these are being given orally. First, you can expect them to spit them back at you, because they leave a terrible aftertaste. Helps to chase with chocolate milk or M&M's. They also will eat you out of house and home and be very sassy. Sleep can be disturbed and may experience night terrors. All of these will disappear once med is done...but in meantime, good luck! ...Read more

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How long can you keep a bottle of prelone (prednisolone) before it goes bad?

It depends.: The botlle should list an expiration date; if it doesn't, call the pharmacy that filled that prescription and they can look it up in their system. ...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