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Deltasone

predniSONE
Prednisone is a steroid that reduces inflammation in the body, and also suppresses your immune system. Prednisone is used to treat many different conditions such as hormonal disorders, skin diseases, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, allergic conditions, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, eye diseases, lung diseases, asthma, tuberculosis, blood cell disorders, kidney disorders, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple sclerosis, organ transplant rejection, swelling from a brain tumor or injury. Prednisone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
predniSONE
DRUG TYPE
glucocorticoids

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use prednisone if you have a fungal infection anywhere in your body.

You should not stop using prednisone suddenly. Follow your doctor's instructions about tapering your dose.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Deltasone tablet 20 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
PredniSONE solution 5 mg/5 mL5 mg/mL
tablet 1 mg10 mg2.5 mg20 mg5 mg50 mg

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