Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Deltasone
  2. Prednicot
  3. predniSONE Intensol
  4. Rayos
  5. Sterapred
  6. Sterapred DS

Descriptions


Prednisone provides relief for inflamed areas of the body. It is used to treat a number of different conditions, such as inflammation (swelling), severe allergies, adrenal problems, arthritis, asthma, blood or bone marrow problems, endocrine problems, eye or vision problems, stomach or bowel problems, lupus, skin conditions, kidney problems, ulcerative colitis, and flare-ups of multiple sclerosis. Prednisone is a corticosteroid (cortisone-like medicine or steroid). It works on the immune system to help relieve swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Syrup
  • Solution
  • Tablet, Delayed Release