Prednisolone

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Prednisolone (prednisolone systemic) is a member of the drug class glucocorticoids and is used to treat Asthma - acute, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Bullous Pemphigoid, Dermatitis, Immunosuppression, Inflammatory Conditions, Multiple Sclerosis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Pemphigoid and Pemphigus.

US matches:

UK matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A07EA01,C05AA04,D07AA03,D07XA02,H02AB06,R01AD02,S01BA04,S01CB02,S02BA03,S03BA02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000050-24-8

Chemical Formula

C21-H28-O5

Molecular Weight

360

Therapeutic Category

Glucocorticoid

Chemical Names

11β,17α,21-Trihydroxypregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione (WHO)

Pregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, 11,17,21-trihydroxy-, (11β)- (USP)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Prednisolone (OS: JAN, DCF, DCIT, BAN)
  • Deltahydrocortisone (IS)
  • Glucortin (IS)
  • Hexy-Solupred (IS)
  • Insolone (IS)
  • Intalsolone (IS)
  • Mediasolone (IS)
  • Meprisolon (IS)
  • Metacortandralone (IS)
  • Meti-Derm (IS)
  • Nurisolon (IS)
  • Paracortol (IS)
  • Predni (IS)
  • Predniliderm (IS)
  • Prednis (IS)
  • Prenolone (IS)
  • Solone (IS)
  • Sterolone (IS)
  • Prednisolon (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Prednisolone (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Prednisolonum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate (OS: BANM)
  • Optival (IS)
  • Parisilon (IS)
  • Prednisolondihydrogenphosphat-Dinatrium (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Prednisolone (phosphate sodique de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Prednisolone sodium phosphate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Prednisoloni natrii phosphas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Prednisolone Hemisuccinate (PH: USP 34)
  • Prednisolone Succinate (PH: JP XV)
  • Prednisolone Sodium Succinate (OS: USAN)
  • Prednisolone Sodium Succinate for Injection (PH: JP XV, USP 34)
  • Prednisolone Sodium Succinate Powder for Injections (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Prednisoloni et natrii succinatis pulvis ad injectionem (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Prednisolone Acetate (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Hydrocortidelt (IS)
  • Prednisolonacetat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Prednisolone (acétate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Prednisolone Acetate (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Prednisolone acetate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Prednisoloni acetas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Prednisolone Hexanoate (OS: BANM)
  • Prednisolon caproate (IS)
  • Prednisolone 21-m-sulfobenzoate (IS)
  • Prednisolone metasulphobenzoate (IS)
  • Prednisolone Metasulfobenzoate Sodium (OS: BANM)
  • Prednisolone Sodium Metazoate (OS: USAN)
  • ATL-2502 (IS)
  • Prednisolone 21-m-sulfobenzoate sodium salt (IS)
  • Prednisolone sodium metasulfobenzoate (IS)
  • Prednisolone Pivalate (OS: BANM)
  • Prednisolone trimethylacetate (IS)
  • Prednisolone (pivalate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Prednisolone pivalate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Prednisolone Pivalate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Prednisoloni pivalas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Prednisolonpivalat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Prednisolone Steaglate (OS: BAN)
  • Prednisolone stearoyl-glycolate (IS)
  • Prednisoloni steaglas (IS)
  • Prednisolone Farnesylate (OS: JAN)
  • CCRIS 6595 (IS)
  • Prednisolone farnesil (IS)
  • Prednisolone Tebutate (OS: JAN)
  • Prednisolone tertiary butyl acetate (IS)
  • UNII-1V7A1U282K (IS)
  • Prednisolone Tebutate (PH: USP 34)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States
WHOWorld Health Organization

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