Prednisolone Tablets belong to a group of medicines called steroids. Their full name is corticosteroids. These corticosteroids occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and well-being. Boosting your body with extra corticosteroids (such as Prednisolone Tablets) is an effective way to treat various illnesses involving inflammation in the body. Prednisolone Tablets reduce this inflammation which could otherwise go on making your condition worse. You must take this medicine regularly to get maximum benefit from it.Prednisolone Tablets are used in a wide range of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions including: •allergies including severe allergic reactions. •inflammation affecting the: – lungs including asthma -blood vessels and heart -bowel or kidneys -muscles and joints including rheumatoid arthritis -eye or nervous system. •skin conditions. •some infections. •some cancers including leukaemia lymphoma and myeloma. •to prevent organ rejection after a transplant. Also: •to boost steroid levels when the body is not making enough natural steroid on its own. •to treat high calcium levels.