Prednisolone is a steroid that treats inflammation and can be used for a variety of conditions such as arthritis, lupus, and endocrine disorders.
Follow your prescription label’s and your doctor’s instructions carefully. Inform any healthcare professional that you are taking this drug before treatment. This drug may skew test results. Do not stop using prednisolone suddenly.
Do not take prednisolone if you have a fungal infection. This medication may weaken your immune system, so avoid people who are sick. Do not receive a “live” vaccine or the smallpox vaccine while on prednisolone.
Common side effects can include fluid retention, dizziness, headache, menstrual changes, muscle pain, stomach discomfort. Contact emergency medical services if you suspect an overdose, allergic reaction, or other serious reaction, including (but not limited to): shortness of breath, coughing up blood, changes in behavior/thought, severe stomach pain.