Predicort 40mg Tablet

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

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:07 am

Predicort 40mg Tablet

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Uses of Predicort 40mg Tablet

Predicort 40mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Autoimmune Disorder, Cancer

Side effects of Predicort 40mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Predicort 40mg 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 Predicort 40mg Tablet

Do not use Predicort 40mg 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 Predicort 40mg 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 Predicort 40mg Tablet works

Predicort 40mg 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 Predicort 40mg Tablet

The dosage of Predicort 40mg 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 Predicort 40mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Predicort 40mg 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 Predicort 40mg Tablet

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

Duration of Action Predicort 40mg 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.

Wysolone 40mg Tablet  ( Pfizer Ltd. )

51.17  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Emsolone 40mg Tablet  ( Medo Pharma )

23.07  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.