Glucocorticoids are adrenocortical steroids, both naturally occurring
and synthetic, which are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.
Prednisolone is a white crystalline powder, very slightly soluble in water.
It is designated chemically as pregna-1,4-diene-3, 20-dione,11,17,21-trihydroxy-,(11B)-.
Prednisolone Tablets, USP 5 mg contain the following inactive ingredients:
anhydrous lactose, colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, D&C Yellow
No.10, docusate sodium, FD&C Yellow No.6, magnesium stearate and sodium