Wysolone is a corticosteroid type of medicine composed of active salt Prednisolone. Prednisolone belongs to glucocorticosteroids group of drugs. Prednisolone gets absorbed into the bloodstream very rapidly and enhances the level of corticosteroids. Wysolone is prescribed in conditions of Inflammation, allergies and to lower the symptoms of blood infections, Eye inflammation, Skin disorders, Rheumatoid arthritis, Respiratory diseases, etc. Get to know how Wysolone works, its side effects, precautions, and contraindications where Wysolone is not suggested.
Wysolone composition and active ingredients
- Wysolone contains Prednisolone as its key ingredient.
Manufactured by – Pfizer Pharmaceutical Ltd
Prescription – Prescription is required
Form – Tablet
Type of Drug – Corticosteroid medicine
Wysolone is available various strengths like 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, and 30 mg tablets.
Uses and benefits of Wysolone
Wysolone is very effective medicine and helps in a broad spectrum of diseases. It does not develop a habituation impact on the patient consuming it.
Prednisolone compound finds its use in case of:
- Blood disorders
- Breathing problems
- Multiple sclerosis
- Severe allergies
- Skin diseases
- Immune system disorders
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How does the medication work?
Wysolone primarily has active salt Prednisolone. This belongs to the family of medicines known as glucocorticosteroids. Prednisolone gets absorbed into the bloodstream very rapidly and enhances the level of corticosteroids. The human body already contains corticosteroids in the body that act on reducing inflammation. When the body is suffering from some disorder, an additional dose of corticosteroids via Wysolone helps the immune system to fight against various inflammations.
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How to Take Wysolone?
- Wysolone is available in tablet form for oral administration.
- Always use this medicine along with meals.
- Swallow the full tablet with water, never break or crush it.
- Recommended using proper dosage schedules as directed by the doctor.
Note: Dosage depends on the patient’s condition and severity. Please consult your Doctor for proper advice about dosage and how to use directions. Dosages mentioned here are for informational purpose only.
Normal Adult dosage
Depending on the severity of the disease, the physician may give a dose of 5 mg to 60 mg of Wysolone per day. Any modifications in dosage must be decided by the doctor only, based on your conditions. The maintenance dosage of Wysolone must be gradually reduced as per doctors’ advice.
Taking more than prescribed dose may cause harmful side effects. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you find any side effects.
If you missed a dose, take it as soon as possible, and if it is nearing next dose schedule, skip the missed dose and continue with the next dosage. Do not take extra doses.
Careful with Contraindications
If you have the previous history of hypersensitivity to Prednisone, you must inform your physician beforehand. In case you are suffering from systemic fungal issues, Wysolone usage might aggravate the situation. Below mentioned are few conditions in which this drug is not preferred.
- Peptic ulcers
Wysolone Side Effects
Wysolone has some very common side-effects because of the active salt. The side effects may be rare, but a patient must always keep them in mind while on the medication. Consult your doctor if you feel the side effects persisting:
- Temporary Vertigo
- Abdominal bloating
- Hypertension and giddiness
- Mild abdominal cramps
- Menstrual irregularities
Appropriate Storage conditions
- Store Wysolone below 25°C in a cool, dry place away from heat and sunlight.
- Do not store Wysolone in a damp place.
- Keep Wysolone away from the reach of children.
- Do not consume expired medicines.
Beware of these Warning signs
Inform the doctor about your medical history. For example if you have suffered from anything mentioned below in past
- Genetic/Acquired Allergies
- Cirrhosis, diabetes, hyper or hypothyroid, kidney disease
Avoid Wysolone in conditions like:
- Suffer from depression, hypertension, heart problems or muscle disorders
- Pregnant women and lactating mother
Substitute drugs for Wysolone
- Omnacortil – Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
- Omnacortil Forte – Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
- Predone – Cipla Ltd
- Mornipred – Zydus Cadila
- Pred Forte – Allergan India Pvt Ltd
- Kidpred – Abbott
- Prednisolone Acetate – Alcon Laboratories
- Emsolone – Medo Pharma
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Dr. Srishti Tayal is Chief Radiologist at Radiodent – Dental and Maxillofacial Imaging. She has completed BDS and MDS with Gold Medal from JSS Medical College, Mysore. She is a passionate medical researcher and has published five research papers in various medical journals and received an award for the best scientific paper.
In addition to following her pursuits in dentistry, she is also an avid medical writer who believes in bridging the information gap among the common population with regards to modern medicine.