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PREDNISONE

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What is Winpred?

Winpred (Prednisone) belongs to the group of medications called corticosteroids.  It is used to treat a number of conditions.

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You can get Winpred for free in Canada if your health insurance provider covers it fully. Contact your provider or us to help you find out if you qualify to get Winpred for free.

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Winpred How to Take

Winpred (Prednisone) belongs to the group of medications called corticosteroidsIt is used to treat a number of conditions. It is more commonly used to treat allergic reactions, some skin conditions, severe Asthma, and Arthritis. It can also be used to treat steroid deficiency in the body, certain blood disorders, certain types of cancer, and Ulcerative Colitis. It works by reducing swelling, inflammation, and irritation; by suppressing the body's immune response; or by replacing steroids when production by the body is deficient.

Winpred (Prednisone) may be available under multiple brand names and/or in several different forms. Any specific brand name of Winpred (Prednisone) may not be available in all of the forms or approved for all of the conditions discussed here. As well, some forms of Winpred (Prednisone) may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here.

Your doctor may have suggested Winpred (Prednisone) for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles. If you have not discussed this with your doctor or are not sure why you are taking Winpred (Prednisone), speak to your doctor. Do not stop taking Winpred (Prednisone) without consulting your doctor.

Do not give Winpred (Prednisone) to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms as you do. It can be harmful for people to take Winpred (Prednisone) if their doctor has not prescribed it.

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Winpred Dosage

The dose of Winpred (Prednisone) varies greatly according to the condition being treated and on your circumstances. Take Winpred (Prednisone) with food to avoid stomach upset. If Winpred (Prednisone) has been taken for extended periods, do not stop taking it without talking with your doctor. When Winpred (Prednisone) is stopped, the dose should be reduced gradually according to your doctor's instructions.

Many things can affect the dose of medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor.

It is important to take Winpred (Prednisone) regularly, exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking Winpred (Prednisone) without first talking with your doctor. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible and continue with your regular schedule. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

Store Winpred (Prednisone) at room temperature and keep it out of the reach of children.

Do not dispose of medications in wastewater (e.g. down the sink or in the toilet) or in household garbage. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed or have expired.

Winpred Side Effects

Many medications can cause side effects. A side effect is an unwanted response to a medication when it is taken in normal doses. Side effects can be mild or severe, temporary or permanent.

The side effects listed below are not experienced by everyone who takes Winpred (Prednisone). If you are concerned about side effects, discuss the risks and benefits of Winpred (Prednisone) with your doctor.

The following side effects have been reported by at least 1% of people taking Winpred (Prednisone). Many of these side effects can be managed, and some may go away on their own over time.

Contact your doctor if you experience these side effects and they are severe or bothersome. Your pharmacist may be able to advise you on managing side effects.

  • abdominal pain
  • Acne
  • bloating
  • changed sense of taste
  • decreased fertility (men)
  • Diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • general feeling of being unwell
  • headache
  • heartburn
  • hiccups
  • increased appetite
  • increased sweating
  • irregular menstrual periods
  • nausea
  • reddish-purple lines on arms, face, groin, legs, or trunk
  • thin, shiny skin
  • thinning hair
  • trouble sleeping
  • unusual increase in hair growth
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • vomiting
  • weight gain

Although most of the side effects listed below don't happen very often, they could lead to serious problems if you do not seek medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

  • confusion
  • decreased or blurred vision
  • eye pain
  • false sense of well-being
  • filling or rounding out of the face
  • forgetfulness
  • hallucinations
  • increased blood pressure
  • irregular heartbeat
  • mood or behaviour changes (e.g., aggression, rage, anxiety, or excitation)
  • muscle cramps or spasms
  • muscle weakness
  • pain in arms, back, hips, legs, ribs, or shoulders
  • signs of heart problems (e.g., fast, irregular heartbeat or pulse; chest pain; sudden weight gain; difficulty breathing; leg swelling)
  • signs of infection (symptoms may include fever or chills, severe diarrhea, shortness of breath, prolonged dizziness, headache, stiff neck, weight loss, or listlessness)
  • skin rash
  • slowed growth (for children)
  • fluid retention (e.g., rapid weight gain, swelling of feet or lower legs)
  • symptoms of Depression (e.g., poor concentration, changes in weight, changes in sleep, decreased interest in activities, thoughts of suicide)
  • symptoms of high blood sugar (e.g., frequent urination, increased thirst, excessive eating, unexplained weight loss, poor wound healing, infections, fruity breath odour)
  • symptoms of a stomach ulcer (e.g., persistent abdominal or stomach pain or burning, bloody, black, or tarry stools)
  • symptoms of Tuberculosis reactivation (e.g., coughing blood, chest pain)
  • unusual bruising
  • wounds that heal slowly

Stop taking the medication and seek immediate medical attention if any of the following occur:

Some people may experience side effects other than those listed. Check with your doctor if you notice any symptom that worries you while you are taking Winpred (Prednisone).

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Each round, white, flat-faced, bevelled-edged tablet, engraved "ICN" on one side and "W1" on the other, contains Winpred (Prednisone) 1 mg.

Winpred Contraindications

Do not take Winpred (Prednisone) if you:

  • are allergic to Winpred (Prednisone) or any ingredients of Winpred (Prednisone)
  • have an internal fungal infection
  • will be given a live virus vaccine (e.g., Measles, Mumps, rubella, yellow Fever, BCG) and are taking large immunosuppressive doses of Winpred (Prednisone)
  • have herpes simplex of the eye, except for short-term or emergency treatment of allergic-type reactions
  • have measles or Chickenpox, except for short-term or emergency treatment of allergic-type reactions
  • have peptic ulcers (stomach ulcers)
  • have Diverticulitis
  • have undiagnosed inflammation of the digestive system (non-specific colitis)
  • have a viral or bacterial infection that is not controlled by medications (anti-infectives)
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Winpred Precautions

There may be an interaction between Winpred (Prednisone) and any of the following:

If you are taking any of these medications, speak with your doctor or pharmacist. Depending on your specific circumstances, your doctor may want you to:

  • stop taking one of the medications,
  • change one of the medications to another,
  • change how you are taking one or both of the medications, or
  • leave everything as is.

An interaction between two medications does not always mean that you must stop taking one of them. Speak to your doctor about how any drug interactions are being managed or should be managed.

Medications other than those listed above may interact with Winpred (Prednisone). Tell your doctor or prescriber about all prescription, over-the-counter (non-prescription), and herbal medications you are taking. Also tell them about any supplements you take. Since caffeine, alcohol, the Nicotine from cigarettes, or street drugs can affect the action of many medications, you should let your prescriber know if you use them.

Winpred Warnings

Before you begin using a medication, be sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions or Allergies you may have, any medications you are taking, whether you are pregnant or breast-feeding, and any other significant facts about your health. These factors may affect how you should use Winpred (Prednisone).

Blood pressure: Like other corticosteroids, Winpred (Prednisone) can cause fluid retention, leading to an increase in blood pressure. If you have high blood pressure, or are at risk of developing high blood pressure, discuss with your doctor how Winpred (Prednisone) may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Winpred (Prednisone), and whether any special monitoring is needed.

Electrolytes and fluid: If you take large doses of Winpred (Prednisone), you may need to restrict your salt intake and take potassium supplements. Check with your doctor about whether you need any supplements while you are on Winpred (Prednisone). You may also retain extra fluid that may cause an increase in your blood pressure. Your doctor will monitor for these effects by checking your blood pressure and doing blood tests to check your electrolyte levels.

Eye problems: Prolonged use of Winpred (Prednisone) may cause Glaucoma with possible damage to the optic nerves or it may produce Cataracts. It may also increase the risk of Eye Infections due to fungi or viruses. Report any change in vision, eye pain, eye irritation, redness, or discharge to your doctor as soon as possible.

High blood sugar: Winpred (Prednisone) can cause high blood sugar. Your doctor may check your blood sugar levels with blood tests while you are taking Winpred (Prednisone). If you have Diabetes, discuss with your doctor how Winpred (Prednisone) may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Winpred (Prednisone), and whether any special monitoring is needed. If you experience increased thirst and urination while taking Winpred (Prednisone), contact your doctor.

Infections: Winpred (Prednisone) may mask some signs of infection, and new infections may appear during their use. Contact your doctor if you notice any symptoms of an infection (e.g., fever, chills, cough, sore throat), or if you are in contact with someone who has measles or chickenpox.

Kidney problems: Winpred (Prednisone) may be used in the treatment of specific kidney problems. It may also cause increased fluid retention and electrolyte changes, affecting the kidney. If you have kidney problems or reduced kidney function, discuss with your doctor how Winpred (Prednisone) may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Winpred (Prednisone), and whether any special monitoring is needed.

Liver function: Liver disease or reduced liver function may cause Winpred (Prednisone) to build up in the body, causing side effects. If you have liver problems, discuss with your doctor how Winpred (Prednisone) may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Winpred (Prednisone), and whether any special monitoring is needed.

Medical treatment: Inform all doctors that you go to that you are taking Winpred (Prednisone).

Mental health: Winpred (Prednisone), like other corticosteroids, may cause behaviour and personality changes and mood swings. These reactions are most likely to occur when you first start taking Winpred (Prednisone). If you experience these symptoms, or notice them in a family member who is taking Winpred (Prednisone), contact your doctor as soon as possible.

Osteoporosis: Winpred (Prednisone) can increase the risk of osteoporosis (brittle bones). Talk to your doctor about ways to help prevent osteoporosis. Your doctor will monitor your bone density if you take Winpred (Prednisone) for a long period of time.

Stomach and intestinal problems: If you have or have had a stomach or intestinal ulcer, or have ulcerative colitis, discuss with your doctor how Winpred (Prednisone) may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Winpred (Prednisone), and whether any special monitoring is needed.

Stopping medication: Do not stop Winpred (Prednisone) without consulting your doctor. When Winpred (Prednisone) is stopped after having taken it for a prolonged period, the dose should be reduced slowly as prescribed by your doctor. Suddenly stopping Winpred (Prednisone) following prolonged treatment may result in symptoms of corticosteroid withdrawal syndrome including nausea, fatigue, loss of appetite, fever, muscle and joint pain, and a general feeling of being unwell.

Thyroid function: When the thyroid gland is not working well, the effect of corticosteroids on the body is increased and may cause increased side effects. If you have reduced thyroid function (Hypothyroidism), discuss with your doctor how Winpred (Prednisone) may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Winpred (Prednisone), and whether any special monitoring is needed.

Unusual stress: If you experience any unusual physical stress (e.g., trauma, surgery), your doctor may increase your dose of Winpred (Prednisone) during and after the event.

Vaccination: If you are taking Winpred (Prednisone), vaccines may not be as effective and you may be more likely to experience certain side effects. Therefore, vaccines are usually not recommended while you are taking Winpred (Prednisone), especially when high doses are used.

Pregnancy: Winpred (Prednisone) should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefits outweigh the risks. If you become pregnant while taking Winpred (Prednisone), contact your doctor immediately.

Breast-feeding: Winpred (Prednisone) passes into breast milk. If you are a breast-feeding mother and are taking Winpred (Prednisone), it may affect your baby. Talk to your doctor about whether you should continue breast-feeding. If you take high doses of Winpred (Prednisone), your doctor may advise you not to breast-feed.

Children: Since Winpred (Prednisone) can slow the growth and development of infants and children, it should not be taken for prolonged periods of time if at all possible. Growth and development will be closely monitored by your child's doctor.

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