Prednisone

FDA Approved: * January 17, 1972
Pharm Company: * WATSON LABS
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Prednisone Overview

Prednisone is a glucocorticoid medication mostly used to suppress the immune system and decrease inflammation in conditions such as asthma, COPD, and rheumatologic diseases.[2] It is also used to treat high blood calcium due to cancer and adrenal insufficiency along with other steroids.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects with long term use include cataracts, bone loss, easy bruising, muscle weakness, and thrush.[2] O...

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Damaged skin due to persivate cream

I have been using persivate for almost a year and I wasn't aware of the side effects, but now my skin is darker, I have lots of pimples and rashes, it is itchy and dry... Please advise me on what to do. Any recommendations? ## I was also using persivate cream for more than 5 years. I stopped using it and I had pimples and my skin became dark. My face was itchy night and day then I decided to consult a skin specialist. Although it was very expensive but my skin is healing nicely. The doc told me that if you are using persivate you are damaging your skin. Whoever is continuing using this poison must stop honestly. ## Hi, I used persivate ointment last year to clear dark marks on my face n yes they did fade away but then i stopped using it and now my skin is worse than b4 the dark mark...

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Prednisone and abrupt withdrawl

I have been on 15mg Prednisone now for 10 months and my team of specialists want me to quit cold turkey will this cause issues for me? I tried to reduce down to 13mg a while back but suffered severe back oain and confusion after only reducing by 2mg... ## Lani --- i don't think its a good idea to go off Prednisone cold turkey. Your adrenal system needs to adjust slowly -- reducing by 11/2 to 2 mg a week would be better until your down to 5 mg. Then you might be able to stop cold turkey. ## I actually agree but today they went ahead and did it anyway so I am no longer allowed to have any prednisone. My blood pressure has dropped and I tried to use a zimmer frame to walk with (because I was dizzy and light headed and the lower back pain was horrendous) and that was fine until I sat on...

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Did I overdose on Prednisone?

I was prescribed Prednisone (60MG) 3x daily for 7 days and was supposed to take one every 8 hours 3x daily. But instead I took one every 4-5 hours unknowingly for 5 days...straight I stopped taking them after the 5th day. Because I got panic attacks and migraines. I've been off Prednisone for 5 days now and have been feeling the worst anxiety of my life...I cannot control it or calm myself down and I've been having physical weakness and extreme fatigue and stress. Should I be worried? ## You need to notify the prescribing doctor and explain exactly what has happened. When you start taking Prednisone, the body stops making cortisol on it's own. The two things you mention, headaches and panic, are side effects of the Prednisone. If Prednisone is not tapered down properly it ca...

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White Round Scored Pill 3442 DAN DAN

I found this pill in my cabinet and am just making sure it matches my prescription because it doesn't match the description on the bottle. Can anyone help identify it? ## Are the numbers possibly 5442? If so, Watson Pharmaceuticals lists this tablet as containing 10mgs of Prednisone. NDC: 00591-5442 It is a steroid class medication that is commonly used to treat allergic reactions, inflammation, and some immune disorders. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, acne, weight gain, and mood changes.

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west word475

little white pill ## i'd like some info on this please. i found this pill on the floor just before my 13 month old put it in his mouth! thank you for your help! ## Is there any way the imprint could have read 'West-Ward 475'? If so then it's a 5 mg pill of Prednisone ## what could this product have done to my one year old son if ingested? a helpful reply would be greatly appreciated. thank you a happy holidays! worried papa ## That is correct, it contains 5mgs of Prednisone, which is a steroid class medication, that's commonly used to treat inflammation, allergic reactions, and some immune disorders. NDC: 00143-1475 Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, acne, weight changes, insomnia, nervousness, and mood changes. Brenda, it depends on h...

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Prednisone Drug Information

I have been prescribed prednisone 20mg. And am directed to take 2 tablets daily for 5 days. I am male and weigh 158lbs. Do I take 1 tablet every 12 hours or do I take the 2 tablets together each day as one? ## Although I would have your doctor confirm this - In most cases, the term "twice a day" usually refers to having one pill every 12 hours (morning and evening). I believe it is mainly to help keep the medication in your system for as long as possible, throughout the course of 24hrs. Are they extended-release capsules? I hope this helps! ## Can anyone suggest me an exercise to make my hip muscle strong? I am suffering from "Inward Knee Collapse". I learned that i need to strengthen my hip muscles. ## When it say take 2 tablets by mouth daily for 5 day it mean I can ta...

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optic nerve inflamation

My doctor has prescribed prednisone 10mg 4 times a day I just started taking it a few days ago my optic nerve is inflammed causing my vision in my right eye to be blurred and foggy.i seen a nuero opthsmologist at university of michigan medical center and he dida ton of tests he knew what was wrong but could not find what was causing i guess what i want to know is has anyone had this condition and has prednisone worked? ## I was prescribed this medication (50mg) 1pill a day for 3 days and after 8 days I find my vision becoming blury once in a while and the depression such as mood swings have been increasing. I never take or took any medication prior to this and I will never do it again. I knew nothing about prednisone and would not recommend it for anyone. ## DO NOT take prednisone. When...

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orange pill 50 92

peach pill with v on one side and 50 92 on the other ## Is that the complete imprint from the tablet? ## A round orangeis\peach pill with a V on one side and 50\92 on the other side with a line threw it ## A fat round peachis\orangishe pill with a v on one side and 50\92 on the othe side.. What is that? ## Located a match to a round pinkish/peach-ish pill with V 50 92 on it, it's Prednisone 20 mg. Prednisone can be used in autoimmune diseases, inflammatory diseases (such as severe asthma, severe allergies, juvenile dermatomyositis, angioedema episodes, severe urushiol-induced contact dermatitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, Still's disease, Bell's palsy, Crohn's disease, pemphigus and sarcoidosis), uveitis, various kidney diseas...

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Obeclox and weight loss

I've just been on prednisone treatment and I can't seem to shed the pounds I gained due to taking the steroids for a temporal diseased I suffered. I was wondering if taking Obleclox would help me feel less hungry and with a healthy diet and exercise be able to go back to my original weight. Does anyone know if taking this pill is safe? Thanks for your help!! ## Obeclox contains the active ingredient Clobenzorex, which is available in the U.S. only by prescription. There is no medication that is really safer than any other, they all come with risks and dangers. For some people it has been very effective for weight loss, but not for everyone, which is the way any medication works. This is a stimulant that is used to help suppress appetite. It can cause side effects, such as: nause...

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Prednisone affecting my 1-dose Methadone maintenance

Hello. I'm an addict in recovery, using the methadone maintenance as the way to wean off opiates. I currently take 1 95mg dose (methadone) in the morning, and I'm weaning down 2mg/month. I also have spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease and major lumbar pain. I take only Aleve for pain, as I'm told the methadone will not help me because I only take 1 single dose/day and not for pain management. I have had 2 surgeries on my back. A simple laminectomy, but my 2nd surgery was spinal fusion surgery. I have a metal cage in my lower back, but now; I need a 3rd surgery to repair the discs higher on my spine, as all the pain has returned and my very well-respected doctor highly suggests this. He ordered a series of steroidal epidural shots in my back. I did the 1st round of sho...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Prednisone
  • Solution: 5mg/5ml, 5mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 1mg, 2.5mg, 20mg, 25mg, 50mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 1mg, 2mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Prednisone: (483 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-0017 Prednisone 10 mg Oral Tablet 10 Count Pack by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-0018 Prednisone 20 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-0019 Prednisone 50 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-3721 Prednisone Intensol 5 mg/ml Oral Solution, Concentrate by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-3722 Prednisone 5 mg/ml Oral Solution by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-4728 Prednisone 5 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-4741 Prednisone 1 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-4742 Prednisone 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-8722 Prednisone 5 mg/ml Oral Solution by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-8724 Prednisone 5 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-8739 Prednisone 1 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-8740 Prednisone 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-9817 Prednisone 10 mg Oral Tablet by Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
  • 0054-9818 Prednisone 20 mg Oral Tablet by Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
  • 0054-9828 Prednisone 5 mg Oral Tablet by Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
  • 0143-1410 Prednisone 1 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-1425 Prednisone 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-1473 Prednisone 10 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-1475 Prednisone 5 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-1477 Prednisone 20 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
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Other drugs which contain Prednisone or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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Prednisone 20mg - 3 tablets once daily - what does this mean?
Hi. I have been prescribed prednisone 20 mg. On the bottle it says take 3 tablets once daily. Does this mean i take 3 at... 36 replies
Prednisone Drug Information
I have been prescribed prednisone 20mg. And am directed to take 2 tablets daily for 5 days. I am male and weigh 158lbs. ... 27 replies
Prednisone affecting my 1-dose Methadone maintenance
Hello. I'm an addict in recovery, using the methadone maintenance as the way to wean off opiates. I currently take 1... 17 replies
Prednisone high doses for four days and no taper 1 week later - help
I had an allergic reaction to Bactrim and was given prednisone - I took 60 mg, 80 mg, 60 mg, and then 40 mg. On the thir... 13 replies
prednisone20 mg i must ve read wrong and took 3tabs at the same time a few hours ago should worry can still
I took 3 pills accidental because I read the label wrong. I'm so worried to even go to sleep ugh. Can anything happe... 9 replies
prednisone 10mg tab
don't remember why it was prescribed, but would like to know what it's for ## really need to know what it is ## ... 8 replies
Prednisone Side Effects
I was diagnosed with Bells Palsy and was given prednisone to reduce inflammation. I was on 120mg for 3 days. Then 80 mg ... 8 replies
Prednisone tapering... numbness normal?
I recently had a baby on the 21 Sept. I had a drug eruption afterwards. I had an epidural they gave my hydrocodone, ibup... 7 replies
Prednisone HELPS
I have read alot of reviews here and on other web sites, but all I can say about this drug is...Where have you been...I ... 6 replies
Prednisone
My husband died in our living room and I called 911. He was revived after they broke 3 ribs and had a major surgery and ... 6 replies




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