Prednisolone is a medicinal component belongs to a class of drug known as corticosteroid hormone. It has anti-inflammatory and immunomodulating properties. This medication enters the nucleus where it binds to and activates specific nuclear receptors, leads to altered gene expression and inhibition of proinflammatory cytokine production. This active component reduces the number of circulating lymphocytes, causes cell differentiation, and stimulates apoptosis in sensitive tumor cells populations.
Class of Drugs – Corticosteroid hormone
Molecular Formula – C21H28O5
Molecular Weight - 360.4 g/mol
Working: This given medication is a corticosteroid hormone, which is a natural substance produced by the adrenal glands located adjacent to the kidneys. This active medicine has potent anti-inflammatory properties. Prednisolone is used in inflammatory conditions like arthritis, colitis, asthma, bronchitis, certain skin rashes, and allergic or inflammatory conditions of the nose and eyes.
Uses: This mentioned medicine is a man-made form of a natural substance corticosteroid hormone produced by the adrenal gland. Prednisolone is approved for the treatment of conditions includes arthritis, blood problems, immune system disorders, skin and eye conditions, breathing problems, cancer, and severe allergies. It reduces the immune system's response to various health conditions to decrease symptoms like pain, swelling and allergic-type reactions.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This active ingredient is used in a popular brand medicine as given below:
- Sterane: 5 mg
This drug may induce stomach bleeding. Regular consumption of alcohol while consuming this medicine may increase the risk of stomach bleeding.