Prednisolone dosage forms


Prednisolone belongs to a group of hormones – corticosteroids. In simple and accessible language, prednisone is a “hard” drug, which is effective cure for many diseases. Therefore, the pharmaceutical industry produces many forms of prednisolone.

Prednisolone tablets are taken mainly in the morning. This is associated with a specific effect of prednisone on the central nervous system. When you’re perfect by a course of treatment, the dosage should be gradually reduced. Prednisolone solution for injection is indicated for the relief of state at any kind of shock (toxic, burns, traumatic), with strong manifestations of allergy, life-threatening patient, swelling of the brain (possibly triggered by tumors, surgery or injury). Injections of prednisolone are used in severe autoimmune disease (systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma).

To buy Prednisolone in injections forms you can only according to prescription and if your condition is really difficult. Since prednisone is used successfully to treat various skin diseases, for the convenience of dosage form was created an ointment. Use prednisolone ointment, if you have eczema, seborrheic, ordinary or atopic dermatitis, lupus erythematosus, psoriasis, drug reaction, bursitis and other diseases. Do not use an ointment if you have syphilis, growths on the skin, tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, acne. If you use the ointment prednisone for a long time and applied to large surfaces, it can affect the whole body.

Do not use ointment prednisone for more than two weeks. Smearing the affected areas of the body should not thick layer of one to three times a day. The exact dosage will tell you doctor.

For the treatment of eye diseases prednisolone is available in eye drops. They are very effective against inflammatory processes taking place in the organs of vision, but do not have an infectious origin. Do not use a drop of prednisolone if you idiosyncrasy of this drug, if the disease caused by the presence of fungal or viral infection, and abscesses. If you have increased intraocular pressure, or broken surface of the cornea. It is forbidden to use drops in the eye of tuberculosis.