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Prednisolone is used in the treatment of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions such as allergies (including severe allergic reactions), inflammation (affecting lungs including asthma, blood vessels heart, bowel/kidneys, muscles and joints including rheumatoid arthritis, eye/nervous system), skin conditions, infections and cancers (such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma).
Prednisolone is also used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation and also used to treat high calcium levels in the affected individuals.
Prednisolone works by blocking the production of polymorphonuclear leukocytes (immune cells responsible for inflammation and allergic reactions), which results in preventing the occurrence of inflammatory and allergic reactions in the affected individuals, thus treating the conditions.
Consult your doctor if you experience: