What is Omnacortil (Prednisolone) used for?
Omnacortil (Prednisolone) is used to treat various conditions, such as arthritis, conditions affecting the skin and eyes, breathing difficulties, allergies, immune system disorders and cancer. This drug is a type of corticosteroid which is effective in treating these symptoms by reducing the immune responsne to diseases, thereby helping to decrease pain, inflammation and allergic reactions.
How should I use Omnacortil (Prednisolone)?
Omnacortil (Prednisolone) tablets should be taken orally. In order to avoid stomach upset, you can take them with food. Remember to take it with a full glass of water. Adults who are using this drug are sometimes directed to take one tablet 1 to 4 times per day, depending on the severity of the condition being treated. Your physician will prescribe the correct dose to you. Never suddenly discontinue taking this medication unless your physician has instructed you to do so, as this may cause withdrawal symptoms. Consult your physician as your dosage may need to be gradually reduced.
What are the side effects of Omnacortil (Prednisolone)?
There are some side effects associated with Omnacortil (Prednisolone) such as:
This drug may also cause other more serious side effects in patients that use it. Should you notice changes in vision, symptoms of pancreatitis, signs of low potassium, high blood pressure or seizures, you should immediately consult your physican.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Omnacortil (Prednisolone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
This drug may cause stomach bleeding. Alcohol may increase the risk of this occurring. Limit consumption of alcoholic beverages while using this medication.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.