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Active ingredients: prednisone
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 26 MARCH 1997 : Wherever corticosteroid therapy is indicated.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White flat round, bevelled edges tablet, uncoated one face plain, other with break bar diameter 3/8"
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on September 1, 2023. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient prednisone
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Oral Corticosteroids - Asthma Australia
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Read more on Asthma Australia website
Prednisolone & Prednisone — Arthritis Australia
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