Prednisolone


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I forgot to have my dose of Prednisolone


I am a Sarcodisis patent and have been advised to take prednesolene tablets. The dosage was initially 12 Mg per day for 1 Week, thereafter 8 Mg. per day for another 1 week and now I am taking 4 Mg per day (at about 3 PM). I forget to take my dose one ...
by Sushil in India, 05/01/2006

dosage of Prednisolone


My father is taking Prednisolone, and normally has to take it quite a lot. The doctors normally put him on a course of Prednisolone nearly a week after it has finished, and most of the time when he does stop taking the drug he seems to get tired and b...
by saeeda in UK, 01/03/2007

Tappering Prednisolone


what is the best logical way to tapper prednisolone tab. for pt. after acute excacerbation of COPD or acute asthmatic attack...has the age of pt. and severity of attack somthing to do with the way I should use in tappering?
by arsen, 07/07/2006

Child prescribed the wrong dose of Prednisolone


Hello, My grandson when he was about 6 years old, he is 7 now, was prescibed Prednisolone. The pharmacy when filling the presciption gave a higher dose(90mg) in the liquid then the doctor prescibed(15mg).  My questions is, has there ever bee...
by Donald J. Weathersbee in Liberty,sc, 09/15/2006

Cushing syndrome


Hi! there, I am on 50mg a day of PREDNISOLONE for Chronic Inflammatory Demylinating Polynueropothy. I have quite bad Cushing Syndrome due to the high dose of steroids. I have been taking this dose for four months, I started on 60mg. I was also having ...
by Ruth in FALKLAND ISLANDS, 04/30/2006

Prednisolone
Prednisolone (Delta-Cortef)
Prednisolone
(pred- NISS-oh-lohn)
Pregnancy Category: C Syrup: Prelone. Tablets: Delta-Cortef (Rx)
Prednisolone acetate
Prednisolone acetate
Prednisolone
(pred- NISS-oh-lohn)
Pregnancy Category: C Parenteral: Articulose-50 Key-Pred 25 and 50 Predalone 50 Ophthalmic Suspension: Diopred Econopred Econopred Plus Ophtho-Tate Pred Forte Ophthalmic Pred Mild Ophthalmic (Rx)
Prednisolone acetate and Prednisolone sodium phosphate
Prednisolone acetate and Prednisolone sodium phosphate
Prednisolone
(pred- NISS-oh-lohn)
Pregnancy Category: C (Rx)
Prednisolone sodium phosphate
Prednisolone sodium phosphate (Pediapred)
Prednisolone
(pred- NISS-oh-lohn)
Pregnancy Category: C Oral Solution: Pediapred (Rx). Ophthalmic Solution: AK-Pred Ophthalmic Inflamase Forte Ophthalmic Inflamase Mild Ophthalmic (Rx) Parenteral: Hydeltrasol Key-Pred-SP (Rx)
Prednisolone tebutate
Prednisolone tebutate (Hydeltra)
Prednisolone
(pred- NISS-oh-lohn)
Pregnancy Category: C Prednisol TPA (Rx)

Classification: Corticosteroid, synthetic

See Also: See also Corticosteroids .

Action/Kinetics: Intermediate-acting. Is five times more potent than hydrocortisone and cortisone. Minimal side effects except for GI distress. Moderate mineralocorticoid activity. Plasma t 1/2: over 200 min.

Contraindications: Lactation.

Special Concerns: Use with particular caution in diabetes.

How Supplied: Prednisolone: Syrup: 5 mg/5 mL, 15 mg/5 mL; Tablet: 5 mg. Prednisolone acetate: Injection: 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL; Ophthalmic Suspension: 0.12%, 0.125%, 1%. Prednisolone sodium phosphate: Liquid: 5 mg/5 mL; Ophthalmic Solution: 0.125%, 1%. Prednisolone tebutate: Injection: 20 mg/mL.

Dosage
Prednisolone ?Tablets, Syrup Most uses.
5-60 mg/day, depending on disease being treated.
Multiple sclerosis (exacerbation).
200 mg/day for 1 week; then, 80 mg on alternate days for 1 month.
Pleurisy of tuberculosis.
0.75 mg/kg/day (then taper) given concurrently with antituberculosis therapy.
Prednisolone acetate ?IM
4-60 mg/day. Not for IV use.
Multiple sclerosis (exacerbation).
See Prednisolone.
?Intralesional, Intra-articular, Soft Tissue Injection
4-100 mg (larger doses for large joints).
?Ophthalmic Suspension (0.12%, 0.125%, 1%)
Instill 1-2 gtt into the conjunctival sac b.i.d.-q.i.d. During the first 24 to 48 hr, the frequency of dosing may be increased if necessary.
Prednisolone acetate and prednisolone sodium phosphate ?IM Only
20-80 mg acetate and 5-20 mg sodium phosphate every few days for 3-4 weeks.
?Intra-articular, Intrasynovial
20-40 mg prednisolone acetate and 5-10 mg prednisolone sodium phosphate.
Prednisolone sodium phosphate ?PO Solution Most uses.
5-60 mg/day in single or divided doses.
Adrenocortical insufficiency.
Pediatric: 0.14 mg/kg (4 mg/m 2) daily in three to four divided doses.
Other pediatric uses.
0.5-2 mg/kg (15-60 mg/m 2) daily in three to four divided doses.
?IM, IV
4-60 mg/day.
Multiple sclerosis (exacerbation).
See Prednisolone.
?Intralesional, Intra-articular, Soft Tissue Injection
2-30 mg, depending on site and severity of disease.
?Ophthalmic Solution (0.125%, 1%)
1-2 gtt into the conjunctival sac q hr during the day and q 2 hr during the night; then, after response obtained, decrease dose to 1 gtt/ q 4 hr and then later 1 gtt t.i.d.-q.i.d .
Prednisolone tebutate ?Intra-articular, Intralesional, Soft Tissue Injection
4-30 mg, depending on site and severity of disease. Doses higher than 40 mg are not recommended.

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