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Pharmacological particulars
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Pharmacodynamic properties
Prednisolone is a corticosteroid of the glucocorticoid class. It has anti-inflammatory activity, and has effects on tissue repair, the heart, kidneys, and central nervous system. The other principal pharmacological actions are on gluconeogenesis, glycogen deposition, and protein, lipid, and calcium metabolism, and on inhibition of corticotrophin secretion.