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Prednisone - 2.5mg (500 Tablets)

Prednisone - 2.5mg (500 Tablets)

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Prednisone 2.5mg

Prednisone is a corticosteroid

Prednisone is a corticosteroid used to treat many different conditions. Some of these conditions are skin conditions, allergic disorders, arthritis, lupus, ulcerative colitis, breathing disorders and psoriasis. Prednisone works by preventing the release of substances into the body that causes inflammation. Prednisone is prescribed to people of all ages.

How to take Prednisone

Prednisone should be taken as it is prescribed to you. Read the directions on the bottle and take it exactly as it says. Sometimes Prednisone comes in a liquid form. Make sure you use a medication spoon or dropper to measure medicine. Do not use a household tablespoon. This medicine is usually divided into 3 0r 4 dosages throughout the day. This medicine should never be stopped suddenly unless a doctor tells you to. It can have withdrawal symptoms that are not very pleasant. Prednisone should be kept in room temperature and away from excessive heat or moisture.

Precautions When Taking Prednisone

Some of the precautions that you should be careful of while taking Prednisone are things like avoiding alcohol. Do not take live vaccines while taking this drug .If you miss a dose of Prednisone call your doctor for instructions on what to do. Do not ever double up on Prednisone without telling a doctor. When you are taking Prednisone stay away from people who are sick or may have infections because this could affect your health. Getting these sicknesses while you are taking Prednisone can make you ill or can be fatal. Make sure that your doctor is aware of all medications that you are taking.

Side Effects of Prednisone

There are a lot of possible side effects from taking Prednisone. There are side effects like severe depression, unusual thoughts or behavior, seizures, dangerously high blood pressure (severe headache, blurred vision, buzzing in your ears, anxiety, confusion, chest pain, and shortness of breath, uneven heartbeats, and seizure), problems with your vision and bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood to name just a few. Some of the less severe side effects are things like nausea, stomach pain, bloating, acne, dry skin, thinning skin, bruising or discoloration, increased sweating, headache, dizziness, spinning sensation and even changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your arms, legs, face, neck, breasts, and waist). This is just some of the side effects that can occur; your doctor can give you a complete list.

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