Active Ingredient(s): Prednisone
FDA Approved: * June 21, 1955
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Deltasone Overview

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...

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White,round,pill, V5094 ## The pill you have is Prednisone (5 mg). Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressant, and affects virtually all of the immune system. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) cancers, but has significant adverse effects. To learn more information about Prednisone, please follow the link below... Did you have any questions or comments to add? Please post back if you.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Solution: 5mg/5ml, 5mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 1mg, 2.5mg, 20mg, 25mg, 50mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 1mg, 2mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Deltasone: (7 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0009-0032 Deltasone 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn and Company
  • 0009-0045 Deltasone 5 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn and Company
  • 0009-0165 Deltasone 20 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn and Company
  • 0009-0193 Deltasone 10 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn and Company
  • 0009-0388 Deltasone 50 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn and Company
  • 69668-120 Deltasone 20 mg/20mg Oral Tablet by Oculus Innovative Sciences
  • 69668-220 Deltasone 20 mg Oral Tablet by Sonoma Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Prednisone or a similar ingredient: (3 results)