What is prednisone used to treat?
Prednisone is used to treat many different conditions such as hormonal disorders, skin diseases, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, allergic conditions, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, eye diseases, lung diseases, asthma, tuberculosis, blood cell disorders, kidney disorders, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple sclerosis, organ …
What does prednisone do to your body?
Prednisone regulates various chemicals produced by your body that are involved in inflammatory swelling and allergies. It, thus, modifies the immune response of your body to various medical conditions. This helps minimize the associated symptoms such as rashes, swelling and allergic reactions.
What Colour are prednisolone tablets?
Uniformly brown in colour, circular gastro-resistant tablets of 6.8mm in diameter.
What drugs should not be taken with prednisone?
Aplenzin, Forfivo XL, Wellbutrin (Bupropion)
- Antibiotics for Tuberculosis. Isoniazid may not work as well when taken with prednisone.
- Phenytoin, Barbiturates, Rifampin, Carbamazepine and other Cytochrome (CYP) 3A4 Enzyme Inducers.
- Macrolide Antibiotics, Ketoconazole and other CYP 3A4 Enzyme Inhibitors.
Is prednisone a painkiller?
Prednisone is commonly used for short-term pain management of inflammatory diseases such as severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA). It is not a pain medication but it can help relieve your pain.
What is the downside of taking prednisone?
Side effects of oral corticosteroids High blood pressure. Problems with mood swings, memory, behavior, and other psychological effects, such as confusion or delirium. Upset stomach. Weight gain, with fat deposits in your abdomen, your face and the back of your neck.
What color is prednisone 20mg?
prednisone 20 mg tablet. This medicine is a peach, round, scored, tablet imprinted with “DAN DAN” and “5443”.
What Colour is prednisone?
PREDNISONE 2.5mg tablets are round, white, biconvex, 6.0mm in diameter and identified P over 2.5 on one side.