Predsol belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Predsol is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. How long can I take Predsol for?
It is advisable to take Predsol for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the treatment suddenly or take for a longer period than recommended by your doctor.
Q. Does Predsol contain penicillin?
Predsol does not contain penicillin. Predsol belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
Q. Does Predsol expire?
Yes, Predsol does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Is Predsol a pain-killer?
Predsol is not a pain-killer. Predsol 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.
Q. Is Predsol safe?
Yes. Predsol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Is Predsol an immunosuppressant?
Predsol belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Predsol is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. Is Predsol a glucocorticoid?
Predsol is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).
Q. Can I take Predsol with antibiotics?
Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Predsol and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Predsol accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Predsol with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Predsol with paracetamol?
Predsol 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.