Prednisone is applied in cases of acute and chronic inflammatory joint diseases, gout and psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis (including post-traumatic arthritis, asthma, eczema). In other cases Prednisone is prescribed as an effective immunosuppressive, anti-toxic, anti-inflammatory (to remove edema), and antiallergic remedy.
Dosage for adults is 20-30 mg per day. Take with or without food. For children dosage is limited to 1-2 mg.
Prednisone Missing Dose
Prednisone is used only as needed, thus missed dosages are not relevant. However, you shouldn't take more than a doctor's recommended dose, and not more than once in 24 hours. Do not take double dose of Prednisone.
If you overdose Prednisone and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of reach of children.
Prednisone More Info
Active Ingredient: Prednisone.
Do not take Prednisone if you are allergic to Prednisone components.
Do not take Prednisone if you have peptic ulcers, osteoporosis, psychoses or severe psychoneuroses.
Prednisone is usually contra-indicated in the presence of acute infection, unless the patient is on long term prednisone whereupon the dose should be increased to counteract the increased stress of the infection.