Prednisolone tablets 5 mg Asahi Kaisei for allergy and inflammation (Millipred, corticosteroid)
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General information on Japanese Prednisolone 5 mg Asahi Kaisei for allergy and inflammation (Millipred, corticosteroid)
Package details: 100 tablets
Manufacturer: Asahi Kaisei Pharma Corporation, Japan
Active ingredient: prednisolone (chemical formula C21H28O5)
Medical effect: Prednisolone tablets are effective for treatment of the following diseases and conditions:
- various allergic reactions ranging from seasonal allergies to drug allergic reactions,
- various inflammations,
- autoimmune hepatitis,
- systemic lupus erythematosus,
- vasculitis etc.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use in patients with infection, such as measles or chickenpox, generalized mycosis, peptic ulcer, psychosis, tuberculosis, herpes simplex keratitis, posterior subcapsular cataract, glaucoma, hypertension, electrolyte abnormality or thrombosis. Do not use in patients with a history of acute myocardial infarction or recent surgery in visceral organ. Do not use in pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use fo patients who are hepatitis virus carrier. Do not use for patients who have just received a vaccination.
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medication and consult with your doctor.
Dosage and administration of Japanese Prednisolone tablets 5 mg Asahi Kaisei from Japan for allergy and inflammation (Millipred, corticosteroid)
For adults, take 1-12 tablets (5-60 mg of the active ingredient) dividing into 1-4 doses. The consulting doctor may adjust the dosage according to the age or symptoms.
When used for malignant lymphoma, in combination with antineoplastic agents, maximum daily dose should not exceed100 mg per square meter of the body surface area.
When used for acute phase of Kawasaki's disease, take 2 mg of active ingredient per 1 kg of body weight daily dividing into 3 doses. The maximum daily dose should not exceed 12 tablets (60 mg).
How effective are Prednisolone tablets 5 mg Asahi Kaisei from Japan for allergy and inflammation (Millipred, corticosteroid)?
Prednisolone is a synthetic corticosteroid medication with an anti-inflammatory action, anti-allergic action, immunosuppressive action and various metabolic actions. It works by getting inside the cell, promoting synthesis of anti-inflammatory proteins and blocking the transcription of inflammatory genes (C. Stahn, M. Löwenberg et al. Molecular mechanisms of glucocorticoid action and selective glucocorticoid receptor agonists. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 2007, September, 275 (1–2): 71–8). Prednisolone tablets are prescribed for the treatment of the symptoms and the consequences of multiple diseases. This medicine is listed on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines.
Who should use Prednisolone tablets 5 mg from Japan?
Japanese Prednisolone tablets are used in internal medicine, pediatrics and surgery for treatment of inflammation and allergic reactions. They are effective for treatment of asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, urticaria and angioedema, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease and Kawasaki disease, multiple sclerosis, acute lymphoblastic leukemia and autoimmune hepatitis, systemic lupus erythematosus and many other diseases and conditions.