Common side effects include increased appetite, indigestion, nervousness or restlessness. Darkening or lightening of skin tone, feeling lightheaded or dizzy, flushing of the face or cheeks, hiccups, increased sweating, and the sensation of spinning are less common or rare side effects.
Seasonal or persistent allergic rhinitis, bronchial asthma, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, serum sickness, and drug hypersensitivity reactions are examples of allergic states. Dermatologic Diseases: Pemphigus, bullous dermatitis herpetiformis, severe erythema multiforme, exfoliative dermatitis, ... Diseases of the skin include pemphigus, bullous dermatitis herpetiformis, severe erythema multiforme, exfoliative dermatitis, mycosis fungoides, and severe psoriasis. Edematous States: To cause a diuresis or remission of proteinuria in nephrotic syndrome, without uremia, of the idiopathic type or that resulting from lupus erythematosus. Endocrine disorders include nonsuppurative thyroiditis, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, primary or secondary adrenocortical insufficiency, and hypercalcemia linked to cancer. Gastrointestinal Diseases: Ulcerative colitis, regional enteritis. Hematologic disorders include idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, secondary thrombocytopenia, acquired (autoimmune) hemolytic anemia, and erythroblastopenia (RBC anemia). Rheumatic disorders include post-traumatic osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, acute and subacute bursitis, acute nonspecific tenosynovitis, acute gouty arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. Symptomatic sarcoidosis, berylliosis, fulminating, and aspiration pneumonitis are respiratory illnesses. Rheumatic Disorders: Psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, acute and subacute bursitis, acute nonspecific tenosynovitis, acute gouty arthritis, post-traumatic osteoarthritis.
Tell your doctor if you suffer from or have ever suffered from cataracts, glaucoma (a condition in which increased pressure in the eye can cause gradual loss of vision), threadworms (a type of worm that can live inside the body), Cushing's syndrome (a condition in which the body produces too much of the hormone cortisol), diabetes, high blood pressure, heart failure, malaria (a serious infection spread by mosquitoes in some parts of the world that can be fatal), emotional disorders, or any other Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of the prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins, and dietary supplements you are taking or intend to take, and request an ingredient list from your pharmacist. Make sure to stay away from anyone who has the measles or chicken pox. Be sure to mention any of the following: aminoglutethimide (Cytadren; no longer available in the US); amphotericin (Abelcet, Ambisome, Amphotec); anticoagulants ('blood thinners') such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven); aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve, Naproxen) and selective COX-2 inhibitors such as celecoxib (Celebrex); carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Epitol, Tegretol,others); cholestyramine (Prevalite); cyclosporine (Neoral, Gengraf, Sandimmune); digoxin (Lanoxin); diuretics ('water pills'); erthryomycin (E.E.S. Before taking prednisolone, tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to prednisolone, other corticosteroids such as prednisone (Rayos), any other medications, or any of the ingredients in prednisolone products. If you suspect that you may have been in the vicinity of someone who had the measles or chicken pox, call your doctor right away. Erythrocin; estrogens, including hormonal contraceptives (birth control pills, patches, rings, implants, and injections); isoniazid (Laniazid, in Rifater, in Rifater); ketoconazole (Nizoral); diabetes medications, such as insulin; phenobarbital; phenytoin (Dilantin, Phenytek); and rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane, in Rifater, in Ri If you become pregnant while taking prednisolone, call your doctor. do not have any vaccinations (shots to prevent diseases) without talking to your doctor. you should know that prednisolone may decrease your ability to fight infection and may prevent you from developing symptoms if you get an infection. While taking this medication, avoid contact with sick people and wash your hands frequently. Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects. tell your doctor if you have a fungal infection (other than on your skin or nails). If you have an eye infection or have ever had eye infections that come and go, inform your doctor, who will likely advise against taking prednisolone.