Active Ingredient(s): Prednisone
FDA Approved: * January 29, 1974
Pharm Company: * SOLVAY
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

Prednisone is a glucocorticoid medication mostly used to suppress the immune system and decrease inflammation in conditions such as asthma, COPD, and rheumatologic diseases.[2] It is also used to treat high blood calcium due to cancer and adrenal insufficiency along with other steroids.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects with long-term use include cataracts, bone loss, easy bruising, muscle weakness, and thrush.[2] O... [wikipedia]

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