Prolix Suspension 60 Ml
Description :Each tablet contains prednisone 20 mg.
Each 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) contains prednisone 10 mg
Indications / Uses : Prednisone is indicated in a wide variety of clinical circumstances or disorders affecting the endocrine, nervous, cardiovascular, renal (e.g. nephrotic syndrome), gastrointestinal, skin and integumentary systems, ocular and respiratory system of inflammatory and allergic origin (e.g. bronchial asthma and skin allergies).
Prednisone is also useful in rheumatic, collagen, neoplastic, hematologic and autoimmune disorders such as autoimmune hemolytic anemia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, inflammatory bowel diseases, systemic lupus erythematosus and some cases of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.
Administration : Should be taken with food.
Contraindications : Systemic fungal infections, glaucoma, gastric and duodenal ulcers, certain viral infections and severe psycho-neuroses.
Special Precautions : High doses or chronic therapy with prednisone should be undertaken with great caution in patients with heart disease, hypertension, renal dysfunction, peptic ulcer, systemic fungal infection, history of psychotic disorders, diabetes, tuberculosis, osteoporosis, glaucoma, myasthenia gravis, diverticulitis, colitis and viral diseases like herpes.
Patients who receive high dose or those on long term therapy should also be monitored for the following adverse effects such as hyperglycemia, glucosuria, sodium retention with edema, hypertension, osteoporosis and fungal infection.
Treatment should not be abruptly stopped. Treatment regimen should always be under medical supervision. Before therapy is initiated, cardiovascular function and psychologic status should be assessed.