The medicine "Prednisolone" (pills). Instructions for use and description
Medication "Prednisolone" is included in the categorysynthetic glucocorticosteroids, is a dehydrated analog of hydrocortisone. The drug has anti-allergic, immunosuppressive, anti-inflammatory activity. When ingested, the medicine is absorbed very well. For a maximum of two hours, the content of the agent in the plasma reaches the highest level. Metabolism occurs mainly in the liver and partly in the kidney system. The withdrawal from the body is carried out with urine. The drug is found in a small amount in breast milk, penetrates the placental barrier.
The medicine "Prednisolone" (pills). Instructions for use. Indications
The medication is prescribed for rheumaticfever, small chorea, rheumatic carditis. The agent is recommended for pathologies in connective tissue of a systemic nature: with dermatomyositis, nodular periarteritis, scleroderma, lupus erythematosus. Indications include multiple sclerosis, inflammatory processes in the joints of chronic and acute course. Also prescribed remedy for diseases such as epicondylitis, synovitis, bursitis, Still's syndrome, osteoarthritis (post-traumatic including), humeropathy periarthritis, psoriatic, juvenile, gouty and rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis. Medication "Prednisolone" (pills) is recommended for asthmatic status, bronchial asthma, interstitial pathologies of the lungs (sarcoidosis of 2-3 degrees, fibrosis, acute alveolitis), lung cancer.
Medication "Prednisolone" (pills) instruction onUse recommends taking inwards without chewing. As a replacement therapy, the drug is prescribed for 20-30 mg. Supportive doses - 5-10 mg. Depending on the condition of the patient, the initial amount of the drug can be from 15 to 100 mg. The drug "Prednisolone" (pills) for children is prescribed at 1-2 mg / kg. The resulting amount is divided into four to six receptions. The maintenance dose per day is 300-600 mcg / kg.