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Redipred Oral Liquid

Generic Name: Prednisolone sodium phosphate
Product Name: Redipred Oral Liquid

Indication of Redipred Oral Liquid

Prednisolone is used in the following situations
Anti-inflammatory treatment in acute attacks of gout and in rheumatoid arthritis
Autoimmune diseases to suppress an overactive immune system

Action of Redipred Oral Liquid

Corticosteroids alter genes within the body’s cells to reduce the body’s normal inflammation and immune responses.

Dose advice of Redipred Oral Liquid

Adults
Autoimmune and inflammatory disease control
The initial recommended dose is 1–2 mg per kg per day
This dose may then be reduced according to the patient’s clinical response

Rheumatoid arthritis
5–10 mg once daily

Acute gout
The initial recommended dose is 20–50 mg once daily for 3–5 days
This dose is then reduced gradually over 7–10 days

Children
Autoimmune disease
The initial recommended dose is 2 mg per kg per day
The dose is then reduced over 2 months to the minimum dose required to sustain remission
The chronic use of corticosteroids in children may retard bone growth and growth and development needs to be monitored carefully

Prednisolone is safe to used during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Schedule of Redipred Oral Liquid

S4

Common side effects of Redipred Oral Liquid

Heartburn
Increased susceptibility to infections such as thrush
Masking of signs of infection
Acne
Osteoporosis and bone fractures
Muscle weakness
Increased appetite
Delayed healing of wounds
Thin fragile skin
Reduced growth in children
Cessation of menstruation
Psychotic episodes
Depression
Bruising

Uncommon side effects of Redipred Oral Liquid

Burning and tingling sensation in the genital area
Death of bone in the hip, ankle and shoulder
Fractures of the vertebral bodies

 

For further information talk to your doctor.

Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 22 July, 2003


Created by: myVMC