Panafcortelone - All You Need To Know In 2021
12 May 2021

Panafcortelone


What it is used for

Wherever corticosteroid therapy is indicated such as: pemphigus vulgaris, allergic dermatitis, eczema, exfoliative dermatitis, dermatitis herpetiformis, dermatitis medicamentosa, erythema multiforme; disseminated lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, polyarteritis nodosa; severe bronchial asthma and status asthmaticus, emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis; adrenal hyperplasia (adrenogenital syndrome); idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired haemolytic anaemia, acute leukaemia; nephrotic syndrome; iridochoroiditis; ulcerative colitis; rheumatoid arthritis; ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatic fever, gout, periarthritis of the shoulder


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient prednisolone

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.


Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.


Visual appearance

Round, flat, white, scored tablet debossed with “PL/5” on one side and plain on the other.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia


Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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