Gastro-intestinal disorders: regional ileitis (Crohn's disease), ulcerative colitis, persistent coeliac syndrome (coeliac disease unresponsive to gluten withdrawal), auto-immune chronic active hepatitis, multisystem disease affecting liver, biliary peritonitis. Infections (with appropriate chemotherapy): helminthic infestations, Herxheimer reaction, infectious mononucleosis, miliary tuberculosis, mumps orchitis (adult), tuberculous meningitis, rickettsial disease. Respiratory disease: allergic pneumonitis, asthma, occupational asthma, pulmonary aspergillosis, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary alveolitis, aspiration of foreign body, aspiration of stomach contents, pulmonary sarcoid, drug induced lung disease, adult respiratory distress syndrome, spasmodic croup, fulminating or disseminated pulmonary tuberculosis when used concurrently with appropriate antituberculosis chemotherapy. The initial dosage of Prednisolone may vary from 5mg to 60mg daily depending on the disorder being treated. Administration as a once daily dose in the morning or on alternate days can reduce the risk of adrenocortical suppression (see Section 4.4 Special warnings and precautions for use). patients with rheumatoid arthritis with pronounced morning stiffness where an evening dose may need to be given. The lowest dose to produce an acceptable result should be given. Initial dosage should be adjusted until the desired clinical response has been achieved. The dose should be gradually reduced until the lowest dose which will maintain an adequate clinical response is reached. It comes as an immediate-release tablet, a delayed-release tablet, and a liquid solution. Prednisone delayed-release tablet is available as a generic drug and as the brand-name drug Rayos. The immediate-release tablet is only available as a generic drug. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. In some cases, they may not be available in all strengths or forms as the brand-name drug. It’s approved to treat: Prednisone works by weakening your immune system. This action blocks chemicals that normally cause inflammation as part of your body’s immune response, and can help decrease inflammation in many parts of your body. If these effects are mild, they may go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. If they’re more severe or don’t go away, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Aug 18, 2014. Prednisone is available as a liquid, a concentrated liquid, and tablets of varying strengths. These include 1, 2.5, 5, 10, 20 and 50 milligrams. Hello, I had a severe allergic reaction two weeks ago to an unknown substance, and they gave me prednisone thru IV at the ER. Then they sent me.