Table 2 Comparison of number of skin and mucous membrane lesions in dexamethasone (A) and prednisolone
In a nonrandomized study of 375 consecutive patients resistant to initial standard therapy with IVIG plus aspirin, 141 received another course of IVIG as first-line rescue therapy, 80 got prednisolone
, and 154 were put on IVIG plus prednisolone
We didn't observe any complication related to methyl prednisolone
injection and arterial ischemia.
They found that for patients with membranous nephropathy, six months' therapy with alternating monthly cycles of prednisolone
and chlorambucil was the most effective option.
This is important as many physicians consider a 5-mg [daily prednisolone
equivalent dosage] a 'physiological dose' that may not have important harms," said Dr.
Major Finding: A 5-rng/day dose of prednisolone
over 3 years confers a cumulative increase in risk of serious infection of 100% (OR, 2.
These researchers designed this study to determine if oral prednisolone
and naproxen were equivalent in treating patients with acute gout.
Speak to your GP about your holiday supply and make sure you know how to take the prednisolone
Of 31 women who developed HELLP syndrome before 30 weeks' gestation and were being managed expectantly, 15 were given 50 mg intravenous prednisolone
twice daily, while the other 16 received intravenous placebo.
Required relapse-free prednisolone
doses at the end of vidofludimus therapy were significantly lower than average doses needed prior to study entry * Average prednisolone
consumption dramatically dropped over the course of the treatment period
M2 PHARMA-November 22, 2017-European Commission Extends License for Janssen's Zytiga Plus Prednisone / Prednisolone
to Include Earlier Stage Prostate Cancer Patients
Objective: To determine the effects of timing of prednisolone
on duration of early morning stiffness, pain score, number of swollen and tender joints, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and disease activity score 28 (DAS-28) in joints in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Immunosuppressant therapy comprised cyclosporine, azathioprine and prednisolone
The team found there was no reduction in the duration of cough, the main symptom of chest infections, or the severity of the accompanying symptoms between two and four days after treatment (when symptoms are usually at their most severe) in the prednisolone
group compared with the placebo group.
ORLANDO -- A 6-week course of doxycycline is an effective alternative to prednisolone
for initial treatment of bullous pemphigoid in elderly patients, who may be particularly vulnerable to the potentially serious side effects of steroids.