Generic Name - Prednisone
Category - Anti-inflammatory medication
Generic for Sterapred* is indicated for the to provide relief for inflamed areas of the body. Sterapred* (Generic for Sterapred*) lessens swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions. They are often used as part of the treatment for a number of different diseases, such as severe allergies or skin problems, asthma, or arthritis.
Generic for Sterapred* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Sterapred* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Sterapred* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
High blood pressure or heart disease
Ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis or stomach ulcers
A psychiatric conditions
Myasthenia gravisdiabetes mellitus
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Sterapred*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Certain heart medicines
Generic for Sterapred* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericSterapred*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Sterapred* for Allergies is 5 milligrams to 60 milligrams a day.
Generic for Sterapred* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Sterapred* side Effects include bloody or black, tarry stools, confusion, excitement, restlessness, a false sense of well-being, eye pain, decreased or blurred vision, or bulging eyes, fever, sore throat, sneezing, cough, or other signs of infection, frequent passing of urine and increased thirst.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Sterapred*.
Generic for Sterapred* and Pregnancy
Studies do not indicate whether Generic for Sterapred* may harm the growing fetus. Hence, talk to your doctor and seek medical opinion.
Generic for Sterapred* and Breastfeeding
Generic for Sterapred* passes into breast milk and may cause problems with growth or other unwanted effects in nursing babies. Depending on the amount of medicine you are taking every day, it may be necessary for you to take another medicine or to stop breast-feeding during treatment.
Generic for Sterapred* and Pediatric
Generic for Sterapred* may slow or stop growth in children and in growing teenagers, especially when they are used for a long time. Before this medicine is given to children or teenagers, you should discuss its use with your child's doctor and then carefully
Generic for Sterapred* and Geriatric
Older patients may be more likely to develop high blood pressure or osteoporosis (bone disease) from generic Sterapred*. Women are especially at risk of developing bone disease.
The above information about Generic for Sterapred* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.