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Prednisolone

Brand names: BLEPHAMIDE (in combination) FLO-PRED MILLIPRED OMNIPRED ORAPRED ODT PEDIAPRED PRED FORTE PRED MILD PRED-G (in combination)

Description

Prednisolone is a glucocorticoid which has anti-inflammatory activity. Naturally occurring glucocorticoids (hydrocortisone and cortisone), which also have salt-retaining properties, are used as replacement therapy in adrenocortical deficiency states. Their synthetic analogs are primarily used for their potent anti-inflammatory effects in disorders of many organ systems.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Prednisolone
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A07 Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents → A07E Intestinal antiinflammatory agents → A07EA Corticosteroids acting locally
Prednisolone
C Cardiovascular system → C05 Vasoprotectives → C05A Agents for treatment of hemorrhoids and anal fissures for topical use → C05AA Corticosteroids
Prednisolone
D Dermatologicals → D07 Corticosteroids, dermatological preparations → D07A Corticosteroids, plain → D07AA Corticosteroids, weak (group I)
Prednisolone
D Dermatologicals → D07 Corticosteroids, dermatological preparations → D07X Corticosteroids, other combinations → D07XA Corticosteroids, weak, other combinations
Prednisolone
H Systemic hormonal preparations, excl. Sex hormones and insulins → H02 Corticosteroids for systemic use → H02A CORTICOSTEROIDS FOR SYSTEMIC USE, PLAIN → H02AB Glucocorticoids
Prednisolone
R Respiratory system → R01 Nasal preparations → R01A Decongestants and other nasal preparations for topical use → R01AD Corticosteroids
Prednisolone
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01B Antiinflammatory agents → S01BA Corticosteroids, plain
Prednisolone
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01C Antiinflammatory agents and antiinfectives in combination → S01CB Corticosteroids/antiinfectives/mydriatics in combination
Prednisolone
S Sensory organs → S02 Otologicals → S02B Corticosteroids → S02BA Corticosteroids
Prednisolone
S Sensory organs → S03 Ophthalmological and otological preparations → S03B Corticosteroids → S03BA Corticosteroids

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