Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking Prednisone Tablets.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery is okay if you had sufficient sleep. If insufficient sleep occurs, the likelihood of impaired alertness may be increased.
Do NOT use prednisone if:
- You are allergic to any ingredient in prednisone;
- You are going to receive a live vaccine.
Use of prednisone during pregnancy or breast feeding is fine because there is little evidence regarding the use of prednisone during pregnancy or breast feeding. Always consult your doctor or health care professional before taking prednisone. Small amounts of prednisone enter breast milk but it is unlikely that the amount of prednisone would cause any harmful effects in the nursing infant or the mothers milk production.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise.
Usual dose for adults is: depending on the specific disease and person taking the drug, the initial dosage may vary from 5mg to 60mg per day taken once a day.
Usual does for children is: the dosage for children is usually based on weight and your doctor will determine the best dose for your child.
There are 34 major medications known that can interact with prednisone. Bupropion can cause seizures it is used with prednisone. Haloperidol can cause heart rhythm problem if its used with prednisone mifepristone may prevent prednisone from working properly is theyre taken together. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with prednisone.