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What is Generic for Meticorten* used for?

Generic for Meticorten* (Prednisone/Prednisolone) is a corticosteroid drug used to treat different conditions such as allergic disorders, immune system diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, psoriasis, skin problems, ulcerative colitis, spinal cord injuries, eye problems, arthritis, lupus, organ transplantation, and Addison's disease. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Meticorten*?

The dosage of Generic for Meticorten* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Meticorten*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Meticorten* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Meticorten*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Meticorten*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Meticorten*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Meticorten*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Meticorten*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Meticorten* can interact with blood thinners, diabetes medications, and seizure medications.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Meticorten*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Meticorten* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Meticorten* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Meticorten* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Meticorten* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Meticorten* can cause side effects such as sleep problems, vision problems, headache, dizziness, nausea, acne, dry skin, uneven heart rate, and stomach pain. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Meticorten*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Meticorten*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Meticorten* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Meticorten*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Meticorten*?
How will Generic for Meticorten* work in my body?
How should Generic for Meticorten* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Meticorten* drug interactions and side effects?


The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Meticorten* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.


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