Prednisolone Basic Information
Product Name: Prednisolone
Prednisolone Chemical Properties
Melting point: 240 °C (dec.)(lit.)
Boiling point: 412.46°C (rough estimate)
Density: 1.0963 (rough estimate)
Refractive index: 100 ° (C=1, Dioxane)
Storage temp.: -20°C Freezer
Solubility: Very slightly soluble in water, soluble in ethanol (96 percent) and in methanol, sparingly soluble in acetone, slightly soluble in methylene chloride. It shows polymorphism (5.9).
Prednisolone is an adrenal corticosteroid.
It has effects such as glucose metabolism, anti-inflammatory, anti-toxicity, anti-allergy, and anti-malignant lymphoid tissue diseases.
Clinically, it is mainly used for the treatment of adrenal insufficiency, connective tissue disease, severe bronchial asthma, dermatitis and other allergic diseases, acute leukemia, malignant lymphoma and the like.
The potency is about 4 times greater than that of hydrocortisone.