Prednisolone is used for treating allergies, arthritis, breathing problems (eg, asthma), certain blood disorders, collagen diseases (eg, lupus), certain eye diseases (eg, keratitis), cancer (eg, leukemia), endocrine problems (eg, adrenocortical insufficiency), intestinal problems (eg, ulcerative colitis), swelling due to certain conditions, or skin conditions (eg, psoriasis). Prednisolone is a corticosteroid. It works by modifying the body's immune response to various conditions and decreasing inflammation.
Use Prednisolone as directed by your doctor.
- Take Prednisolone by mouth with food.
- If you miss a dose of Prednisolone, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Prednisolone.
Store Prednisolone at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C), in a tightly closed container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Prednisolone out of the reach of children and away from pets.