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Presoldain

Presoldain
Generic Name: Presoldain Dosage Form: Tablet Category: Tablet Packaging: 10X10 Tablets Download Product leaflet

Composition:
Each Tablet Contains:
Prednisolone 5mg

Indications and Dose:
Exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (if increased breathlessness interferes daiky activities)
Adult: 30 mg daily for 7-14 days
Severe croup (before transfer to hospital) , Mild croup that might cause complications (before tranfer to hospital)
Child 1-2 mgkg

Mild to moderate acute asthma (when oral corticosteroid taken for more than a few days)
Mild to moderate acute asthma , severe or life-threatening acute asthma
Child 12-17 years: 40-50 mg daily for least 5 days
Adult: 40-50 mg daily for at least 5 days
Suppression of inflammatory and allergic disorders
Adult: initially 10-20 mg daily , does preferably taken in the morning after breakfast,
can often be reduced within a few days but may need to be continued for several weeks
or months; maintenance 2.5-15 mg daily , higher doses may be needed; cushingoid side effects
increasingly likely with doses above 7.5 mg daily
Ulcerative colitis Crohn’s disease
Adult: Initially 20-40 mg daily , followed by reducing doses, up to 60 mg daily, may be used in some cases, doses
Preferably taken in the morning after breakfast
Generalised myasthenia gravis (when given on alternate days)
Adult: Initially 10 mg once daily on alternate days , then increased in steps of 10 mg once daily on Alternate days,
increased to 1-1.5 mgkg once daily on Alternate days
Polymyalgia rheumatica
Adult: 10-15 mg daily; maintenance 7.5-10 mg daily, reduces
Gradually to maintenance does. Many patients require treatment for at least 2 years and in some patients it may be
necessary to continue long term low-dose corticosteroid treatment

The information provided above is general in nature and for informational purposes only. It is NOT a substitute for the advice of your doctor. You must always consult your healthcare professional before starting any medication/supplementation program.
Keep out of reach of children.