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  • n  a dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant

  • Then it found two, prednisolone and prednisone.
  • But treatment with a steroid, prednisone, failed to cure her vision problems.
  • The most powerful anti-inflammatory drugs we have are the corticosteroids like prednisone.
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  • Actavis Confirms Generic Rayos® Patent Challenge
    PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis, Inc. (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that it has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval to market Prednisone Delayed-release Tablets, 1 mg, 2 mg and 5...
    Aug. 27, 2013 - PR Newswire

  • St Ambrose in San Francisco Chronicle
    Prednisone is not a drug you want to take long-term,agreed Dr. Peter Ambrose, a clinical pharmacist at UCSF who has worked as a doping control officer for the Olympics. "It can stunt your growth. It can lead to osteoporosis, a thinning of...
  • Joseph Mercola in PR Web (press release)
    Dr. Mercola explains, "I can recall using EFT with a new patient with rheumatoid arthritis who had been taking 60 mg of prednisone for her severe joint pain. She described the pain in her feet as if someone had stuck a butcher knife in them. The...

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