PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet)

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affect on pregnancy test

Does Prednisone have any affect on the outcome of a pregnancy test?
by wes, 01/06/2009

Severe Heartburn with Prednisone?

Can Prednisone cause severe heartburn-type symptoms? My current use has been 60 mg/day for 4 days. If so, is it safe to counter the symptom with heartburn medicine? Thanks, Jim
by Jim in San Jose, CA, 02/12/2007

IgE reduction

Dear sir a)Can Prednisone normalise an IgE of level 528 IU? if yes then in how many days? b) Provided that other blood antibodys level is normal,will it lower them as well? c)Can it cause an adverse reaction to a patient suffering from Gilbert Syndrom...
by Baber in Karachi-Pakistan, 05/22/2006


Can you drink a few beers while taking 20 miligrams of predisone. I am talking just one day of drinking a few beers.
by Pam in Wisconsin, 07/15/2009

PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet) Drug and Prescription Information

PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet)

PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet) Medication Classification


PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet) Brandname

Deltasone, Sterapred, Prednicot, Sterapred DS, Prednisone Intensol

PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet) is used for the Treatment

Prednisone (PRED-ni-sone) Treats asthma, serious skin problems, arthritis, and allergic reactions.Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.

When To Not Use PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to prednisone or related drugs such as hydrocortisone, betamethasone, dexamethasone, or triamcinolone. Before you take prednisone, make sure your doctor knows if you have peptic ulcers, tuberculosis (TB), or fungal infections.

How Should You Use PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet)

Tablet, Liquid

  • Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.
  • Measure your oral liquid medicine with a clearly marked measuring spoon.
  • If this medicine upsets your stomach, take it with food or milk.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Prednisone can be given on many different schedules.
  • If you miss a dose, talk with your doctor or pharmacist about the best time to take the missed dose.

Proper PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet) Storage

Store PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Unless approved by your doctor, do not drink alcohol (beer, wine, or liquor).
  • Check with your doctor before you receive any immunizations or vaccinations.

PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Talk with your doctor before taking prednisone if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, glaucoma, kidney disease, liver disease, an eye infection caused by herpes, or any other infections.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine without first talking with your doctor. You may need to take smaller and smaller doses before completely stopping this medicine.
  • Avoid being around people with viral infections such as measles or chickenpox. If you are exposed to these infections, check with your doctor as soon as possible.

PREDNISONE (Oral) (Tablet) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Skin rash
  • Blurred vision
  • Swelling of feet or legs or weight gain
  • Muscle cramps or weakness
  • Severe stomach pain
  • Bloody vomit or blood in stools
  • Increased thirst or urination
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Increased appetite
  • Nervousness
  • Indigestion, nausea, or vomiting
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Fullness or roundness of face
  • Skin infections
  • Confusion, depression, or mood changes
  • Seeing or hearing unusual things

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