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Apred 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Apred 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Apred 5mg Tablet

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4.41
₹0.44/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Apred Tablet

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Uses of Apred Tablet

Apred 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.
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Apred Tablet side effects

Common

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Apred Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Apred 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Apred Tablet works

Apred 5mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called as glucocorticosteroids. It increases the level of corticosteroids which are already present in the body and helps to treat various inflammatory conditions. It has anti-inflammatory, metabolic, immune, and hormonal effects on the body.

In Depth Information on Apred Tablet

Expert advice for Apred Tablet

  • Take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Dose is decreased or tapered over time.
  • Most side effects occur with high doses and on long-term use.
  • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
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Apred Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Apred Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Apred 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Apred 5mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Apred 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Apred 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Apred 5mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as careful dose selection and regular monitoring of kidney function tests are advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Apred 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Apred 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Apred Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Prednisolone

Apred belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Apred is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
It is advisable to take Apred for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the treatment suddenly or take for a longer period than recommended by your doctor.
Apred does not contain penicillin. Apred belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
Yes, Apred does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Apred is not a pain-killer. Apred belongs to a group of medicines called steroids which are anti-inflammatory in nature and can help in the relief of pain associated with inflammation.
Yes. Apred is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Apred belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Apred is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Apred is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).
Q. Can I take Apred with antibiotics?
Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Apred and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Apred accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Apred with antibiotics.
Apred can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Apred with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Apred with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Apred with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Apred with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Apred with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Azax, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed, Azitec, Zizom, Avitla
Apred with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Apred with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Apred with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa
Apred with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil, Getrol
Apred with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Apred with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Apred with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Apred with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
Apred with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Apred with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Apred with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Apred with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Apred with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Apred with Saxagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saxagliptin: Onglyza
Apred with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol, Glez, Diacon, Glibetic, Glyzip, Aviglip
Apred with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon
Apred with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Apred with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
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