Prednisolone is a corticosteroid intended for the treatment of a wide range of diseases, including arthritic, allergies, intestinal problems, skin conditions, endocrine problems, cancer and a number of others as recommended by your doctor. If you ever had or have tuberculosis, HIV infection, high blood pressure, heart problems, diabetes, fluid retention, muscle problems of weak bones let your health care provider know about these conditions. In fact, any other health conditions even if they are not mentioned should be reported to make sure your health care provider can prescribe the right dosage and you benefit from the treatment.
Some drugs can interact with prednisolone. Be careful when combining this medicine with oral contraceptives, diuretics, quinolone antibiotics, estrogens or barbiturates as they can make prednisolone less efficient. If you have to take this medicine for a long time or your dosage is high you should not stop taking it suddenly as you may experience some withdrawal symptoms, such as dizziness, fever, joint or muscle pain, weight loss, weakness, diarrhea, and loss of appetite.