Generic Name: PREDNISONE CONCENTRATE SOLUTION - ORAL Pronounced: (PRED-ni-sone) Prednisone Intensol Oral Uses
Prednisone is used to treat conditions such as arthritis,
blood disorders, breathing problems, severe allergies, skin diseases, cancer,
eye problems, and immune system disorders. Prednisone belongs to a class of
drugs known as corticosteroids. It decreases your immune system's response to
various diseases to reduce symptoms such as swelling and allergic-type
How To Use Prednisone Intensol Oral
Take this medication by mouth, with food or milk to
prevent stomach upset, as directed by your doctor. Carefully measure the dose
using the dropper that comes with your medication. Do not use a household spoon
because you may not get the correct dose. You may mix the medication in juice
or applesauce before taking it. If you are prescribed only one dose per day,
take it in the morning before 9 A.M.
Take this medication exactl...
Generic Name: CALCIUM SUPPLEMENTS - ORAL Calci-Mix Oral Uses
This medication is used to prevent or treat low blood
calcium levels in people who do not get enough calcium from their diets. It may
be used to treat conditions caused by low calcium levels such as bone loss
(osteoporosis), weak bones (osteomalacia/rickets), decreased activity of the
parathyroid gland (hypoparathyroidism), and a certain muscle disease (latent
tetany). It may also be used in certain patients to make sure they are getting
enough calcium (e.g., women who are pregnant, nursing, or postmenopausal,
people taking certain medications such as phenytoin, phenobarbital, or
Calcium plays a very important role in the body. It is
necessary for normal functioning of nerves, cells, muscle, and bone. If there
is not enough calcium in the blood, then the body will take calcium from bones,
thereby weakening bones. Having the right amount of calcium is important ...
I have always had a love-hate relationship with prednisone.
I don’t like to be on it. I was miserable when I was on it all the time, but not being on it, my pain significantly increased.
I was really stubborn, though, and when I was on prednisone on an “as needed” basis, I probably only took it once a month.
The last time I was at my rheumatologist’s, he suggested going back on steroids full time, but rather than putting me back on prednisone, he suggested that I try methylprednisolone.
He told me that while prednisone is the go-to, default steroid in the United States, methylprednisolone is the default in Europe.
You might think a steroid is a steroid , because that is sort of what I thought, too, but my experience suggests otherwise.
A cursory search of PubMed, using the search term “prednisone” reveals 43,591 results and using the search term “methylprednisolone” reveals...
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