Precort 5mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:37 am

Precort 5mg Tablet

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Uses of Precort 5mg Tablet

Precort 5mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Autoimmune Disorder, Cancer

Side effects of Precort 5mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Precort 5mg Tablet are – Sleep problems, Nausea, Stomach Pain, Bloating, Sweating, Acne

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Precort 5mg Tablet

Do not use Precort 5mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Prednisolone

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Precort 5mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Precort 5mg Tablet works

Precort 5mg Tablet contains – Prednisolone

Prednisolone decreases inflammation, mainly by stabilizing leukocyte lysosomal membranes, suppresses immune response, stimulates bone marrow and influences protein, fat, and carbohydrate metabolism.

Dosage of Precort 5mg Tablet

The dosage of Precort 5mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Precort 5mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Precort 5mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Overdose symptoms – Nausea, vomiting, insomnia, bloating and swelling in the belly area, restlessness.

Onset of Action Precort 5mg Tablet

It takes about 30 minutes to 1 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Precort 5mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 8 to 9 hours.

Precautions & Warnings


Drinking alcohol may increase the risk of osteoporosis (disease in which bones become weak and brittle).


Not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


This medicine is probably safe for breastfeeding women. However; Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy or sleepy after taking this medicine.


This medicine is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. However; Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Mornipred 5mg Tablet  ( Zydus Cadila )

90.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Hisolone 5mg Tablet  ( Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

3.46  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Delsone 5mg Tablet  ( Psychotropics India Ltd. )

5.40  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Acticort 5mg Tablet  ( Overseas Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. )

5.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


Drug :- Aspirin, indomethacin, other NSAIDs: May increase risk of GI distress and bleeding. Use together cautiously.

Azole antifungals (fluconazole, ketoconazole): May increase antifungal toxicity. Reduce steroid dosage as needed.

Toxoids, vaccines: May decrease antibody response and may increase risk of neurologic complications. Avoid using together.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.