Prednisone Oral Solution 5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Prednisone: Oral solution (5mg)

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Prednisone 5mg/5ml Soln
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Prednisone 5mg/5ml Soln

What is this Medicine?

PREDNISONE (PRED ni sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.

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Prednisone 5mg/5ml Solution

NDC: 000543722
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Temporal Arteritis, Tenosynovitis, Tuberculosis Infection, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Pneumonitis, Adrenocortical Insufficiency, Crohn's Disease, Eczema, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Dermatitis, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatic Carditis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), Allergic Conjunctivitis, Kidney Transplant Rejection Prophylaxis, Exfoliative Dermatitis, Polychondritis, Polyarteritis Nodosa, Angioedema, Urticaria, Uveitis, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Addison's Disease, Iritis, Lupus Nephritis, Dermatomyositis, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Ankylosing Spondylitis, Anterior Segment Inflammation, Contact Dermatitis, Berylliosis, Mycosis Fungoides, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Pemphigus, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Loeffler's Syndrome, Bursitis, Epicondylitis, Vasculitis, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Atopic Dermatitis, Corneal Ulcer, Asthma, Hypoplastic Anemia, Ulcerative Colitis, Keratitis, Chorioretinitis, Myasthenia Gravis, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Sarcoidosis, Osteoarthritis, Polymyositis, Graft-versus-host Disease (GVHD), Gouty Arthritis, Thyroiditis, Thrombocytopenia, ACE-inhibitor Induced Angioedema, Hodgkin's Disease, Erythema Multiforme, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)/juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), Hemolytic Anemia, Erythroblastopenia, Optic Neuritis, Hypercalcemia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Myoclonic Seizures, Multiple Myeloma, Pneumonia, Behcet's Syndrome, Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP), Pericarditis, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Amyloidosis, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Acute Interstitial Nephritis (AIN), Spinal Cord Compression, Infantile Spasms, Bell's Palsy, Mycobacterium Avium Complex Infection, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Heart Transplant Rejection Prophylaxis, Absence Seizures, Heart Transplant Rejection, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Endophthalmitis, Wegener's Granulomatosis, Churg-Strauss Syndrome

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Prednisone 5mg/5ml Solution
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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