(= 1,4-pregnadiene-17a, 21-diol-3,11,20-trione) Synthetic steroid that acts as a glucocorticoid, with powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic activity.
- a dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten)Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=prednisone
A form of steroid therapy very widely used.
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<drug> Synthetic corticosteroid with powerful anti-inflammatory and antiallergic activity. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
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 immunosuppressantFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
(pred´nĭ-sōn) a synthetic glucocorticoid used as an antiinflammatory and immunosuppressant.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(from the article `congenital adrenal hyperplasia`) Patients of any age with congenital hyperplasia are treated with cortisol or a synthetic hormone with similar properties, such as prednisone; some ... Corticosteroids, such as prednisone, are the most common treatment for dermatomyositis. Immunoglobulins and immunosuppressive drugs suc...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/p/107
a manufactured steroid hormone taken by most transplant recipients to help prevent rejectionsFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21166
prednisone (pred'nisōn) : see corticosteroid drug.Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0917734.html
Type: Term Pronunciation: pred′ni-sōn Definitions: 1. A dehydrogenated analogue of cortisone with the same actions and uses; must be converted to prednisolone before active; inhibits proliferation of lymphocytes.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=71760
Prednisone is used orally for a multitude of inflammatory disorders. For specific dose recommendations: See the specific disease discussion.Found on http://www.skincareguide.ca/glossary/p/prednisone.html
A drug used to lessen inflammation and lower the bodyFound on http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=P
Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressant drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases (such as moderate allergic reactions) and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it suppresses the immune system, it leaves patients more suscepti...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prednisone
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