Orapred

What is Orapred?

Prednisolone is a synthetic glucocorticoid, a derivative of cortisol, which is used to treat a variety of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions. It is the active metabolite of the drug prednisone and is used especially in patients with liver failure, as these individuals are unable to metabolise prednisone into prednisolone.

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My 6 year old daughter has a red pea size bump with a head on it. She is currently on Orapred 10 mg for her Crohn's Disease and has needed to use...

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Hello,
Welcome at HCM.

I have read complete details of your question.

The orapred is having prednisolone which is steroid .Steroids are liable to...

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What is best way to taper down from 60 Mg Orapred a day. Taking for an allergic reaction to Idiopathic...

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Brief Answer:
5 mg every week

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Hello and welcome in HCM

I can understand your concern

The exact manner for tappering steroids is 5...

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My son has been diagnosed with rsv..it has been 36 hours since left hospital, most of the day he sounds and acts fine but when we give him his meds...

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Brief Answer:
Better to drive home

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Hi....it is better to drive home.

He seems to just recovering from a viral RSV Bronchiolitis....

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