Prednisone

generic

Prednisone Warnings

  • Take with food.
  • If you are pregnant or considering becoming pregnant you should discuss the use of this medication with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • It is very important that you take or use this exactly as directed. Do not skip doses or discontinue unless directed by your doctor.
  • Obtain medical advice before taking non-prescription drugs as some may affect the action of this medication.

Lactation Warnings

  • LIMITED DATA SUGGEST LOW LEVELS W/MATERNAL DOSE <20 MG/DAY, W/NO ADV EFFECT

Pregnancy Warnings

  • Available human data suggest small but inconsistent increased risk of orofacial cleft after exposure during first trimester. Intrauterine growth restriction, and decreased weight have been reported in infants exposed to corticosteroids in utero. But may be due to maternal underlying condition. Monitor infant for signs of hypoadrenalism such as poor feeding, irritability, weakness, and vomiting. Consider maternal treatment benefits versus potential fetal/neonatal adverse outcomes. Animal data suggest developmental toxicity.