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Prednisone
Indications
Allergic conditions; rheumatic arthritis; nephrotic syndrome; collagen diseases; fulminating SLE; bronchial asthma; status asthmaticus; severe chronic bronchial asthma; chronic ulcerative colitis; thrombocytopenia; organ transplant; shock [cardiogenic / traumatic].
Dose/Application
Initially up to 10-20mg daily [max. 60mg daily]. Maintenance dose: 2.5-15mg daily. In acute attacks of asthma: High dose prednisone 30-40mg daily and reduced gradually once the attack is controlled. In chronic asthma: small doses taken in the morning to reduce the interference of circadian cortisol secretion. Child 1 month-18 years initially 1-2mg/kg once daily [usual max. 60 mg daily].
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Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Prednisone...Cosmos Tablets 30 mg 100 KES210.00
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