Deltasone consists of the main substance- prednisone (prednisolon).
It is Glucocorticosteroids (GCS) – a substance similar to the natural steroid hormone produced by the body. It has a pronounced anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effect, antishock and has immunosuppressive activity. Affects various types of exchanges: increases in blood glucose level, has a catabolic effect, promotes redistribution of adipose tissue may cause osteoporosis, inhibits ions of sodium and water in the body, blood pressure increases. It affects the inflammation in the connective tissue and reduces the possibility of formation of scar tissue.
- Gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer in the acute phase, osteoporosis, Cushing’s disease, a tendency to thromboembolism, renal failure, severe arterial hypertension, systemic fungal infections, viral infections, vaccination period, the active form of tuberculosis, glaucoma, positive symptoms in mental illness. Hypersensitivity to prednisone.
Restrictions apply to:
- During treatment (especially long) must be monitored ophthalmologist, blood pressure control, and water and electrolyte balance, as well as peripheral blood and the blood glucose level; to reduce the side effects can be assigned to anabolic steroids, antibiotics, and increase the flow of potassium in the body (diet, drugs potassium).
- In reference to a history of psoriasis in the high-dose prednisone administered under strict medical supervision. When diabetes is prescribed only when absolutely indicated, or to prevent the alleged insulin resistance. If non-specific infections used with caution and subject to concurrent chemotherapy or antibiotic therapy. If latent TB prednisone may be used only in conjunction with anti means.
If Addison’s disease should avoid simultaneous use with barbiturates.
After stopping treatment, you may experience withdrawal symptoms, adrenal insufficiency and exacerbation of the disease, about which he was appointed prednisone.