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. It is also used to treat high blood calcium due to cancer and adrenal insufficiency along with other steroids. It is taken by mouth.
Common side effects with long-term use include cataracts, bone loss, easy bruising, muscle weakness, and thrush. O...
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