Both drugs are corticosteroids with essentially the same effects and side effects. In terms of equivalence, prednisolone 4 mgs= prednisone 5 mgs.
Basically, there are no significant differences in effects and side-effects.
Both drugs are corticosteroids with essentially the same effects and side effects.Methylprednisolone is Medrol. It is available as an oral tablet. Methylprednisolone is also available as a parenteral preparation meaning it can be used intramuscularly or, more commonly intravenously. Prednisone is given orally.
In terms of equivalence, prednisolone 4 mgs= prednisone 5 mgs.
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