Prednisone vs. Prednisolone
Title: Prednisone vs. PrednisoloneCategory: MedicationsCreated: 11/1/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/1/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - November 1, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Oral steroid does not reduce lower respiratory tract infection symptoms in nonasthmatic adults
(The JAMA Network Journals) Among adults without asthma who developed an acute lower respiratory tract infection, use of the oral steroid prednisolone for five days did not reduce symptom duration or severity, according to a study published by JAMA. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Orapred ODT (Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 7, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Blephamide Ophthalmic Ointment (Sulfacetamide Sodium and Prednisolone Acetate ) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 31, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Alendronate Might Help Protect Against Hip Fracture in Patients Taking Prednisolone (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM Use of alendronate is associated with lower hip fracture risk in older adults taking prednisolone, according to a retrospective cohort … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - July 12, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Alendronate Cuts Hip-Fracture Rates in High-Risk Elderly Alendronate Cuts Hip-Fracture Rates in High-Risk Elderly
Concomitant use of alendronate in the elderly on prednisolone dramatically reduces hip-fracture risk over a short-term follow-up.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New study highlights patient concerns about glucocorticoid side effects
This study has shown that weight gain, insomnia and moon face were the top three most important side effects to patients taking glucocorticoids. Despite this, they are not widely studied, with many unanswered questions. "Research should be informed by patients, and targeted to provide patients with better information about these side effects of high importance." Arthritis Research UK's view Devi Rani Sagar, research liaison manager at Arthritis Research UK, said:"We believe that people with arthritis should get the recognition and support they deserve, and that's why we invest in research to find the...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - June 13, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Addition of Abiraterone to ADT Tied to Improved Survival in Prostate Cancer (FREE)
By Kelly Young Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and Andr é Sofair, MD, MPH The combination of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT), abiraterone, and prednisolone is associated with improved survival among patients with locally-advanced or metastatic prostate cancer, according to the industry-funded STAMPEDE trial presented at the American Society of Cl inical Oncology ' s … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - June 5, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pred Mild (Prednisolone Acetate Solution) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - May 19, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Prednisolone May Raise Cholesterol in Adrenal Insufficiency Prednisolone May Raise Cholesterol in Adrenal Insufficiency
The findings point to hydrocortisone as first-line treatment, but it is exceptionally expensive compared with prednisolone, at least in some countries, so studying lower doses of prednisolone may be worthwhile.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 3, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Deltasone (Prednisone) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - January 24, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Blephamide Ophthalmic Ointment (Sulfacetamide Sodium and Prednisolone Acetate ) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - December 7, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Prednisolone (Prednisolone Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 29, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Prednisolone Tx Bumps Up Body Mass, Fat in RA (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But two different high-dose regimens didn't lead to fat redistribution (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - June 14, 2016 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Lupus patients 'at higher risk of developing other health conditions'
People with lupus are at a greater risk of developing other health conditions than members of the general population.This is according to a new study conducted by the University of Nottingham and the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University, which examined the frequency of comorbidities associated with systemic lupus erythematosus in the UK between 1999 and 2012.A broad UK study Published in the medical journal Arthritis Care & Research, the study drew upon data from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink, identifying cases of lupus and matching each one by age, gender and practice to four heal...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - May 26, 2016 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news