Active Ingredient(s):Prednisone FDA Approved: * July 26, 2012 Pharm Company: *HORIZON PHARMA 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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