Sterane is a popular brand medicine, which is manufactured by the top pharmaceutical company, Watson Pharmaceuticals. This medicine has an active component Prednisolone, which is a synthetic adrenal corticosteroid. It has been manufactured by a leading pharmaceutical company, Watson Pharmaceuticals. It is available for oral administration in a dosage of 5 mg.
Manufacturer: Watson Pharmaceuticals
Active Ingredient: Prednisolone acts as a synthetic glucocorticoid with anti-inflammatory and immunomodulating properties. This active medicinal ingredient enters the nucleus where it binds to and activates specific nuclear receptors. It leads to altered gene expression and inhibition of proinflammatory cytokine production. It decreases the number of circulating lymphocytes, causes cell differentiation, and stimulates apoptosis in sensitive tumor cells populations. It is a glucocorticoid that is prednisone in which the oxo group reduced to the corresponding beta-hydroxy group. It plays the role of an adrenergic agent, an anti-inflammatory drug, an antineoplastic agent, an immunosuppressive agent, a drug metabolite, an environmental contaminant and a xenobiotic.
Indications: Prednisolone composed medicine is a steroid that helps prevent the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Sterane is indicated to treat many different inflammatory conditions like arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, allergic disorders, gland disorders, and conditions. It shows effects on the skin, eyes, lungs, stomach, nervous system, or blood cells.
Action Mechanism: This mentioned medicine is a synthetic adrenal corticosteroid, which is a natural substance produced by the adrenal glands present at the adjacent to the kidneys. Sterane has potent anti-inflammatory properties, and are used in a wide variety of inflammatory conditions like arthritis, colitis, asthma, bronchitis, certain skin rashes, and allergic or inflammatory conditions of the nose and eyes.
Dosages: Given medicine is composed as a conventional tablet form and made available in a dosage as mentioned below:
- 5 mg: It should be taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset, exactly as directed by the doctor
Note: A low-salt, high potassium, or high calcium diet should be consumed while treating with this medicine.