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  • Prednisolone 5mg Tablets 100's

Prednisolone 5mg Tablets 100's

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Description
Prednisolone Tablets belong to a group of medicines called steroids. Their full name is corticosteroids. These corticosteroids occur naturally in the body, and help to maintain health and well-being. Boosting your body with extra corticosteroids (such as Prednisolone Tablets) is an effective way to treat various illnesses involving inflammation in the body. Prednisolone Tablets reduce this inflammation, which could otherwise go on making your condition worse. You must take this medicine regularly to get maximum benefit from it.Prednisolone Tablets are used in a wide range of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions including: •allergies, including severe allergic reactions. •inflammation affecting the: - lungs, including asthma, -blood vessels and heart, -bowel or kidneys, -muscles and joints, including rheumatoid arthritis, -eye or nervous system. •skin conditions. •some infections. •some cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. •to prevent organ rejection after a transplant. Also: •to boost steroid levels when the body is not making enough natural steroid on its own. •to treat high calcium levels.
How to use
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Different illnesses require different doses of Prednisolone Tablets. Depending on your illness your daily dose may be between 5 and 60 mg. In some cases you may be instructed to take it every other day. Your doctor will decide when and how to treat you with Prednisolone Tablets. Once your condition starts to get better, your doctor may change your dosage to a lower one. Your doctor may also reduce your dosage before stopping treatment completely. This may depend on your illness, your dosage and how long you have been taking this medicine. In all cases you should be careful to follow any changes.
Precautions
Do not take Prednisolone Tablets if you: •are allergic to prednisolone or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. • have a fungal infection. •have recently had any ‘live’ vaccinations.