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

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

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

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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