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Prednisolone tablets 5mg 28

Prednisolone tablets 5mg 28


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Manufacturer: Metwest Pharmaceuticals

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Full instructions, dosage information and potential known side effects are all available in the leaflet that comes with the prescription product. If you require any advice or assistance with placing your order, please don’t hesitate to contact our team.



How do I take/use this medicine?

Take Prednisolone exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

If you are taking Prednisolone for a prolonged period of time, it is important that you do not stop it suddenly. Your doctor will advise you about reducing the dosing gradually.

Take Prednisolone together with food or immediately after food . Do not take it on an empty stomach. Try to take it at the same time each day.

What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?

Alert your doctor if you have glaucoma, cataracts, osteoporosis or high blood pressure.

Do not give Prednisolone to a child unless instructed to do so by the child's doctor. If your child is taking Prednisolone, he may need to have his height monitored regularly. The doctor will advise you if this is necessary and how often it should be done.

If you have diabetes, you will need to monitor your glucose levels closely. Alert your doctor if you notice a sharp increase in your glucose level.

If your doctor has given you a Steroid Identification Card, carry it with you at all times.

Inform your doctor if you have been recently vaccinated. Do not receive any vaccinations without first asking your doctor.

If you are taking Prednisolone long-term, you may be more prone to infections such as coughs and colds. Avoid crowds and people who are sick, especially if they have chickenpox, shingles or measles. Alert your doctor if you come into contact with people who have chickenpox, shingles or measles.

If you are going for an operation, including minor surgery or dental work, inform your doctor or dentist that you are taking Prednisolone.

When should I not use this medicine?

Alert your doctor if you have any of these conditions:

- heart, liver, kidney or thyroid disease
- diabetes
- gastric problems, especially ulcers or blockages
- myasthenia gravis
- epilepsy (seizures or fits)
- fungal infection, chicken pox or herpes infection
- depression or other mood disorders
- recent heart attack

Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or if you become pregnant while being treated with Prednisolone.

Alert your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while being treated with Prednisolone.

Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?

Avoid alcohol.

Why do I need this medicine?

Prednisolone helps relieve inflammation and itch that may occur with certain skin problems and allergies. It is also used to relieve pain in arthritic joints, fluid retention in head injuries, treat inflammatory bowel disease and to control asthma.

Prednisolone may also be used to prevent organ transplant rejection after a transplant.

Prednisolone may be used for other purposes as decided by your doctor.

Prednisolone belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.

What side effects could I experience?

Prednisolone may cause increased appetite, indigestion or anxiety. Alert your doctor if you experience any sudden weight gain, swelling of legs or arms, breathlessness, stomach pain, severe vomiting, black or thick stools, extreme tiredness, muscle weakness or unusual mood swings.

Prednisolone may also cause increased growth of hair on the face, muscle and bone ache, eyesight problems.

However, these side effects are usually not common and not a cause for concern, especially if you are taking Prednisolone for a short period of time only.

Alert your doctor if you experience any discomfort that does not go away.

How should I store this medicine?

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.

Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Can I take/use this with other medicines?

Alert your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially those listed here:

- antifungals such as itraconazole, ketoconazole, amphotericin B
- antibiotics
- diabetes medicines
- heart or blood pressure pills such as digoxin, verapamil, diltiazem
- ciclosporin
- birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy containing oestrogen
- TB medicine such as rifampicin
- phenytoin (epilepsy medicine)
- painkillers such as naproxen, mefenamic acid, aspirin
- blood-thinning medicines such as warfarin

Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

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