Active ingredients: prednisolone
What it is used for
Wherever corticosteroid therapy is indicated such as: pemphigus vulgaris, allergic dermatitis, eczema, exfoliative dermatitis, dermatitis herpetiformis, dermatitis medicamentosa, erythema multiforme; disseminated lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, polyarteritis nodosa; severe bronchial asthma and status asthmaticus, emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis; andrenal hyperplasia (adrenogenital syndrome); idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired haemolytic anaemia, acute leukaemia; nephrotic syndrome; iridochoroiditis; ulcerative colitis; rheumatoid arthritis; ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatic fever, gout, periarthritis of the shoulder.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- See Product information for shelf life
- Lifetime is 5 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Round, flat, white, scored tablet debossed with "PL/1" on one side and plain on the other.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient prednisolone
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.
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