CORTANCYL® 5 mg

Composition:

Prednisone 5 mg

Presentation:

Box of 1 blister x 30 tablets

Indications:

This medicine is a corticosteroid. It is indicated in certain disease, when it is used for its anti-inflammatory effect: rheumatic disorders, collagen diseases, dermatologic diseases, allergic states, ophthalmic diseases, respiratory diseases, hematologic disorders, neoplastic diseases, gastrointestinal diseases.

Dosage:

Adults:

  • Chronic diseases (andocrine, hematologic disorders, dermatologic diseases): the initial dosage may vary from 5 mg to 10 mg per day, then adjusted until satisfactory reponse is noted.
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: 2.5-10 mg daily.
  • Allergic states, acute rheumatic disorders: 20-30 mg daily.
  • Serious diseases (collagen diseaeses): treament initated with 30 mg per day.

Children from 6 years of age only: follow your doctor’s prescription.