Prednisone is a corticosteroid and is used to treat severe allergies, asthma, multiple sclerosis (MS), arthritis and skin conditions. It works by decreasing or preventing tissues from responding to inflammation, and it modifies the body’s response to some immune stimulation.

Method of Use

Take orally with food. If you miss a dose, take as soon as you remember unless it is close to your next scheduled dose. If it is, skip the missed dose and return to your regular scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose.


Store at room temperature away from heat, light and moisture, out of the reach of children and animals. Do not store in the bathroom.

Advise Notes

prednisone 5mg Do not take Prednisone if you are allergic to any ingredients, or you have a systemic fungal infection, or you are currently taking mifepristone. If you have any of the following, seek advice from your medical practitioner before starting to take Prednisone: If you are taking any of the following, seek medical advice prior to taking Prednisone: Tell your dentist or doctor if you are taking Prednisone before you receive any dental care, emergency care or surgery. Prednisone may cause higher blood pressure, salt and water retention, as well as increased potassium loss so you may need to take a supplement. Prednisone may affect your blood sugar level if you are a diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels closely and seek medical advice if necessary.

Potential Side Effects

If you experience any of the following, seek medical advice immediately:
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