Prednisol-M 4 Tablet

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Introduction

Prednisol-M 4 Tablet is a medicine used to treat a wide variety of medical conditions such as severe allergic conditions, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin and eye disorders, and systemic lupus erythematosus. It provides relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation.

Prednisol-M 4 Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. The dose and duration will depend on what you are being treated for. You should always take the amount prescribed. Do not take a larger dose or use it more often. Keep taking it regularly even if you feel well. Some conditions will become worse if you stop using this medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include skin thinning, increased risk of infection, reduction in bone density, weight gain, and mood changes. If these side effects bother you or do not go away, your doctor may suggest ways of preventing or reducing them. The use of this medicine may lower your ability to fight infections so avoid being near people who might pass on infections such as measles, chickenpox, or flu.

Before using this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have brittle bones (osteoporosis), mood disorders, high blood pressure, or liver disease. Also, tell your doctor if you have diabetes, this medicine may increase blood glucose levels which can cause or worsen diabetes. Many other drugs may affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all other medicines you are using, to make sure it is safe. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Prednisol-M Tablet

Benefits of Prednisol-M Tablet

In Treatment of Rheumatic disorder

Rheumatic disorder is an autoimmune condition where your body’s immune system (which usually fights bacteria and viruses) attacks your body’s own cells. Prednisol-M 4 Tablet stops that from happening and can relieve the symptoms of this condition such as pain, swelling, and stiffness in your joints. It can also slow down joint damage, reduce disability, and enable you to be as active for as long as possible. It can take several weeks or months to notice the effect of the medicine. You should continue taking it until your doctor says it is okay to stop using the medicine.

In Treatment of Asthma

Rheumatic disorder is an autoimmune condition where your body’s immune system (which usually fights bacteria and viruses) attacks your body’s own cells. Prednisol-M 4 Tablet stops that from happening and can relieve the symptoms of this condition such as pain, swelling, and stiffness in your joints. It can also slow down joint damage, reduce disability, and enable you to be as active for as long as possible. It can take several weeks or months to notice the effect of the medicine. You should continue taking it until your doctor says it is okay to stop using the medicine.

In Treatment of Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease. In this disease, the immune system of the body mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. It can affect the skin, joints, kidneys, brain, and other organs. Prednisol-M 4 Tablet prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It lowers your immune system’s response and reduces symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions.

In Treatment of Allergic conditions

Prednisol-M 4 Tablet is used to treat different inflammatory and allergic conditions including arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis which affect the skin, blood, eyes, lungs, stomach, and nervous system. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby reducing symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions.
This medicine is given orally (by mouth). You should always take it as it has been prescribed for you. Do not stop taking it without your doctor’s advice. This can cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Because this medicine weakens your immune system, you should avoid being near people who are ill or have infections.

In Treatment of Eye disorders

Prednisol-M 4 Tablet helps relieve symptoms of eye infections such as redness, swelling, itching and watering of eyes. This medicine works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals that cause inflammation of the eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Use it as prescribed to get the most benefit. If you see no improvement even after a week, talk to your doctor.

In Treatment of Skin disorders

Prednisol-M 4 Tablet prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It can be used to treat different inflammatory and allergic conditions of the skin such as eczema and psoriasis. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby relieving symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions.

Side effects of Prednisol-M Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Prednisol-M

  • Thinning of skin
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Reduction in bone density
  • Weight gain
  • Mood changes
  • Upset stomach
  • Behavioural changes

How to use Prednisol-M 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. Prednisol-M 4 Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Prednisol-M 4 Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Prednisol-M Tablet works

Prednisol-M 4 Tablet is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Prednisol-M 4 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Prednisol-M 4 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prednisol-M 4 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Prednisol-M 4 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Undesirable effects, such as dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances and fatigue are possible after treatment with Prednisol-M 4 Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prednisol-M 4 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Prednisol-M 4 Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Prednisol-M 4 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Prednisol-M Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Prednisol-M 4 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Prednisol-M 4 Tablet helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Prednisol-M 4 Tablet can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Prednisol-M 4 Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Prednisol-M 4 Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
HORMONES
Action Class
Glucocorticoids

Interaction with drugs

Taking Prednisol-M with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): M Spirin, Aspirin, Asalite
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

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Treatment of discoid lupus erythematosus
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FAQs

Q. What is Prednisol-M 4 Tablet used for?

Prednisol-M 4 Tablet has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is used to treat conditions like allergic conditions, anaphylaxis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory skin diseases. It is also helpful in treating autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage) and certain eye disorders.

Q. How does Prednisol-M 4 Tablet work?

Prednisol-M 4 Tablet works by reducing the inflammation which helps in treating many illnesses caused due to active inflammation. In addition to that, it stops the autoimmune reactions which occur when your body's immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.

Q. Is Prednisol-M 4 Tablet effective?

Prednisol-M 4 Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Prednisol-M 4 Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Prednisol-M 4 Tablet?

Prednisol-M 4 Tablet effectively treats pain and inflammation. However, its effect may vary from person to person, depending on the condition you are being treated for and also your body weight. Your doctor will prescribe you Prednisol-M 4 Tablet in the dose that suits your requirement. Do not alter your dose thinking that a higher dose will provide faster relief. Rather, you may end up having undesirable side effects. Be patient, and follow your doctor’s instructions regarding the use of Prednisol-M 4 Tablet. Consult your doctor if you do not see improvement in your condition even after completing the full course of treatment.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Prednisol-M 4 Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Prednisol-M 4 Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose on the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Prednisol-M 4 Tablet safe?

Prednisol-M 4 Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

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