Prednisone 5 mg * 60



The active substance contained in this product is the corticosteroid prednisone. It is an analogue of the hormones secreted by the adrenal cortex – glucocorticosteroids. It has a pronounced anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic effect, suppresses the response of the immune system, as a result of which it has a beneficial effect on a number of diseases and conditions due to inflammation and allergies.

Dehydrocortisone is used in severe exacerbations of symptoms of:

diseases called collagenosis and some rheumatic diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, nodular polyarteritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, polymyositis, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic dermatomyositis, acute rheumatic carditis, Reiter’s syndrome, Reiter’s syndrome, polyserositis);
severe skin diseases such as pemphigus, contact dermatitis, psoriasis, neurodermatitis, etc. ยท;
seasonal or non-seasonal allergic rhinitis, etc. serum sickness, bronchial asthma, drug allergy reactions, angioneurotic edema (severe allergic reaction that causes swelling of the face or throat) when normal treatment does not lead to the necessary improvement;
deterioration and crisis in the so-called ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease (inflammation of the colon associated with ulceration and severe and prolonged bloody diarrhea and cramps).
The product is suitable in the complex treatment of blood diseases, some oncological diseases and after transplantation (transplantation) of organs and others.
It is also used in patients in whom, for various reasons, the adrenal glands do not produce enough hormones (glucocorticosteroids), so it is necessary to deliver them by taking their analogues.

In most cases, treatment begins with a dose of about 10 mg, which after some time can be reduced or increased depending on the achieved therapeutic effect. After establishing the lowest effective dose, treatment is continued for a different period depending on the type of disease. However, depending on the severity of the symptoms, the daily dose can be significantly increased – up to 100 mg.