Indications for "Prednisolone»

«Prednisolone" indicated for the treatment of the following diseases: rheumatism, rheumatoid disease, connective tissue disease, joint disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, vasculitis, sarcoidosis, allergic reactions, asthma, serum sickness, diseaseskin, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, acute lack of adrenal cortex, Addison's disease, kidney and liver, hypoglycemic state, leukemia, agranulocytosis, Hodgkin's disease, hemolytic anemia, infectious diseases.

In ophthalmology drug prescribed for the treatment of sympathetic ophthalmia, keratitis, corneal ulcer, uveitis, iridocyclitis.In otolaryngology "Prednisolone" is used for eczema and inflammation of the external ear canal, otitis exacerbations, vasomotor and allergic rhinitis.The drug is used only on a doctor's appointment.The dosage, method of administration, an
d duration of therapy will depend on the shape and course of the disease, tolerance to drugs, conditions of the patient and the effectiveness of treatment.

How to apply "Prednisolone»

Inside "Prednisolone" should be taken with food or immediately after it.Initial daily amount of 25-50 mg of (2-3 hours), then it must be reduced to 5-10 mg (4-6 doses).Max "Prednisolone" for adults is: single - 15 mg daily -100 mg.The initial daily dose for children is 1-2 mg per 1 kg of body weight, it is necessary to distribute the 4-6 receptions.Supportive daily amount of 300-600 g per 1 kg of body weight.

solution "Prednisolone" administered intramuscularly (by 0.03-0.06 g) or intravenously (by 0.015-0.03 g).Before intramuscular ampoule contents to be dissolved in 5 ml of water for injection, having a temperature of 35-37oC.For intravenous drip of contents of the vial should be diluted in 250-500 ml of glucose (5%) or isotonic sodium chloride solution.

skin diseases used external means "prednisolone ointment" (0.5%).For the treatment of eye diseases prescribed eye drop medication (1-2 cap. In each eye) but not longer than 2 weeks.Therapeutic dose is 0.02-0.03 g, supporting - 0.005-0.01 In otolaryngology solution using "Prednisolone" - 4-5 cap.nostril or ear 4-5 times per day.

«Prednisolone" is contraindicated in the elderly, with peptic ulcer gastrointestinal tract, diabetes, hypertension, Cushing's, cardiac decompensation, nephritis, mental disorders, thrombophlebitis, thromboembolism, osteoporosis, during pregnancy and after recent surgery.