prednisolone :

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  • n  a glucocorticoid (trade names Pediapred or Prelone) used to treat inflammatory conditions

  • To Senator Kefauver the most puzzling question of all was this: Why did Upjohn charge the same price for prednisone and prednisolone as Schering, Merck and Pfizer?.
  • Better, he suggests, to give "slave hormones"cortisone or hydrocortisone and some newer variants such as prednisone and prednisolone.
  • Treatment: aspirin, possibly combined with hormones such as cortisone, prednisone and prednisolone.

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