Generic Prednisone 5mg
This medication comes in a liquid and tablet form and used for preventing the release of substances in the body that trigger inflammation. Additionally, it suppresses the immune system by decreasing its reaction to various diseases to minimize such symptoms as allergic-type reactions and swelling.
Generic Prednisone 10mg
It is a corticosteroid preparation with anti-allergenic and anti-inflammatory action. It works by preventing the release of certain inflammation-causing substances in the body. Prednisone has an immunosuppressive effect as well. It is administered to treat various disorders such as asthma, severe allergic reactions, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and certain disorders affecting skin, lungs, intestines and stomach, thyroid, eyes and kidneys.
Generic Prednisone 20mg
Generic Prednisone is a corticosteroid that acts as immunosuppressant and is mainly used to manage inflammatory conditions. 20 mg is a usual short-term therapy dosage and a regular maintenance dose in long-term therapy for adults. The dosage though should be individualized as to the disease severity and therapeutic response with maximum daily limit up to 250 mg.
Generic Prednisone 40mg
This immunosuppressive agent is used to treat a variety of diseases. While low and medium doses of Generic Prednisone work for most inflammatory conditions, higher doses are used to treat grave diseases and even some types of cancer. 40 mg is administered for rapid relief from an asthma attack and for palliative management of acute lymphocytic leukemia. Tablets are taken by mouth preferably at one and the same time in the morning.
What is Prednisone?
Prednisone is used to treat various conditions such as arthritis, breathing problems, blood disorders, skin diseases, allergic disorders, cancer, eye problems, and immune system disorders. Prednisone can be used alone or with other medications to treat the symptoms related to low corticosteroid levels (lack of certain substances usually produced by your body needed for its normal functioning). Patients with normal corticosteroid levels can also use Prednisone.
What are the indications for using Prednisone?
Prednisone is indicated in a number of conditions such as allergic states, endocrine disorders, rheumatic disorders, collagen diseases, respiratory diseases, and dermatologic diseases. Prednisone is also indicated for treatment of tuberculous meningitis when used concurrently with suitable anti-tuberculosis chemotherapy; trichinosis with myocardial or neurologic involvement.
What is the dosage of Prednisone?
The initial dosage of Prednisone may vary from 5mg to 60mg per day depending on a condition being treated and its severity, therefore your personal dosing schedule will be established accordingly. Patients with less severe conditions can take lower doses, while higher initial doses may be required for selected patients. The initial dosage should be maintained and adjusted as necessary until a satisfactory reaction is noted. Prednisone tablets are usually taken with food while concentrated solution may be mixed with juice and other flavored liquids or soft foods.
What are the contraindications for using Prednisone?
Prednisone is contradicted in patients with a fungal infection anywhere in the body. Steroid medication can weaken your immune system making it easier to get yourself infected. You should avoid being near people who have infections or who are sick. Avoid receiving an attenuated vaccine (also known as “live” vaccine) while taking Prednisone. Prednisone can enter into breast milk and affect a nursing baby. Consult with your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
What are the adverse effects of Prednisone?
Common prednisone side effects include insomnia, mood changes, gradual weight gain, increased appetite, headache, nausea, bloating, and increased sweating. This is not a full list of side effects and others may occur. You should ask your doctor for medical advice concerning side effects.