Meticorten 5mg 30 Tabs, prednisona
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Prednisone (PRED ni sone). In Spanish Prednisona
Why is Prednisone prescribed?
·Prednisone, a drug, is used to reduce inflammation and alleviate symptoms in a
variety of disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis and severe cases of asthma.
It may be given to treat primary or secondary adrenal cortex insufficiency (lack
of sufficient adrenal hormone in the body). It is used in treating all of the
following: Abnormal adrenal gland development · Allergic conditions (severe) ·
Blood disorders · Certain cancers (along with other drugs) · Diseases of the
connective tissue including systematic Lupus erythematosus · Eye diseases of
various kinds · Flare-ups of multiple sclerosis · Fluid retention due to
"nephrotic syndrome" (a condition in which damage to the kidneys causes protein
to be lost in the urine) · Lung diseases, including tuberculosis · Meningitis
(inflamed membranes around the brain) · Prevention of organ rejection ·
Rheumatoid arthritis and related disorders · Severe flare-ups of ulcerative
colitis or enteritis (inflammation of the intestines) · Skin diseases · Thyroid
gland inflammation · Trichinosis (with complications) Corticosteroids may also
be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Please consult your physician before taking any medication.