Prednisone/Prednisolone may also be called Colisone, Deltasone,
Liquid pred, Meticorten, Orasone, Pediapred, Prelone, Prednisone Intensol,
Prednicen-M, Sterapred, or Winpred. It can be used to help treat immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).
How does prednisone help in ITP treatment?
Prednisone/Prednisolone is thought to slow the removal of
platelets by the spleen and liver and temporarily lower the level of
anti-platelet antibodies. Prednisone/Prednisolone may also stabilize the blood
vessels, lowering the risk of bleeding.
General Prednisone/Prednisolone Instructions
What should I do if I miss a dose?
What are the possible short-term side effects of prednisone/prednisolone?
What are the possible long-term side effects of prednisone/prednisolone?
When should I call the doctor or nurse?
Call if your child:
Special safety tips