What is Solone?
Solone is a type of drug called a corticosteroid. Corticosteroids have the same action as a natural hormone found in the body called cortisol. It works by reducing inflammation in the body. Solone is used to treat many conditions that cause inflammation, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
How to take Solone?
Solone tablets should be swallowed whole with a glass of water with or immediately after food.
What dose should be taken?
The gastroenterologist will prescribe a course of treatment depending on the weight and severity of symptoms. It might be required to take Solone for several weeks while gradually reducing the dose.
What are the side effects of Solone?
Solone is well tolerated by most people and can start to work very quickly. Side effects can be dependent on the dose and duration of treatment. Short courses of treatment often have fewer side effects than long term use. A Severe allergic reaction is a very rare side effect of Solone.
What should be done if feel unwell?
Solone at high doses can lower the immune system that makes more prone to infections. If developed a chest infection, GP should be visited who may prescribe a course of antibiotics to recover more quickly.