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Side effect(s) of Prednisone

Read the side effects of Prednisone as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Heart- Clot in blood vessels or fat clot, vein inflammation, a group of inflammatory vascular lesions, cardiac arrhythmias or ECG changes, obstructed blood vessels, high blood pressure, heart rupture, heart failure.

Central Nervous System- Convulsions, increased intracranial pressure with optic disc swelling, vertigo, headache, tingling, abnormal condition of the mind.

Skin- Impaired wound healing, thin fragile skin, purple spot on the body and bruising, redness, lesions, subcutaneous fat atrophy, eruptions, skin rash, skin irritation.

Eye and ENT- Glare and decreased visual acuity, increased intraocular pressure, optic nerve damage, bulging of the eye.

Gastrointestinal- Inflammation of the pancreas, abdominal distention, inflammation esophagus, nausea, vomiting, increased appetite and weight gain, peptic ulcer with perforation and bleeding, small and large bowel perforation.

Genitourinary- Increased or decreased motility and number of sperm cells.

Blood- Raised white blood cell count.

Metabolic- Sodium and fluid retention, low amount of potassium in the blood, low level of calcium.

Miscellaneous- Musculoskeletal effects-muscle weakness, steroid muscle pain, muscle mass loss, tendon rupture.

Other Precautions : *Report any injuries or signs of infection that occur during treatment and within 12months after treatment with prednisone.

Drug Name : Prednisone

Prednisone(Deltasone) generic regulates the symptoms of low corticosteroid levels, and is used to treat arthritis, severe allergic reactions, multiple sclerosis, lupus, and certain conditions that affect the lungs, skin, eyes, kidneys blood, thyroid, stomach, and intestines.
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