Steron (prednisolone) syrup manufactured by Xenon Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Ltd.
It is used to treat different allergies, autoimmune diseases, and certain inflammatory conditions like asthma, leukemia, and lymphoma.
Each package contains:
Each package of Steron contains 60ml approx.
Each 5ml of Steron syrup contains:
Prednisolone 15mg (USP Specs).
As directed by a physician. However, a typical dosage is 10-60mg a day depending on a specific disease and its severity. The medicine is used for a period of 3-10 days for asthma.
One should continue to use this medicine as prescribed by the doctor even if they feel well.
Usage in children:
If you are using this syrup for children, be sure to use a product that is meant for children. Avoid licorice while using steron.
Use in pregnancy:
Consult with your doctor while using this syrup during pregnancy.
Use of this medicine during the first trimester may increase the risk of congenital abnormalities of the mouth and lips, restricted growth of the fetus in the uterus, and decrease in birth weight.
It may increase a risk of delayed growth and development in young patients. In elderly patients may see an increased risk of high blood pressure, high glucose level, lower bone density, more exposure to infections, and skin thinning.
Store below 30 degrees Celsius. Keep in a cool and dry place, away from light. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use this medicine for symptoms for which it was not prescribed. Improper storage may deteriorate the product.
You can contact the manufacturer at http://www.xenonpharma.com.pk
You can buy this product online at https://sehat.com.pk
By: Javairia Israr