from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A synthetic steroid, C21H26O5, similar to cortisone that is used as an antiallergic and immunosuppressive drug and as an anti-inflammatory agent in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
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- n. A synthetic corticosteroid used to treat a large number of conditions.
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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
Mycophenolate mofetil (brand name: CELLCEPT), used in combination with Prograf and prednisone, is taken morning and night, with 12 hours between each dose, at the same times every day.
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Patients taking long-term prednisone often receive supplements of calcium and vitamin D to counteract the effects on bones.
If a man does have antisperm antibodies, low doses of steroids such as prednisone, which is commonly used to treat severe allergies, asthma, and autoimmune diseases such as lupus, can overcome them.
We ` re talking about sex hormones, basically, to distinguish between prednisone, which is a pure medical use, and steroids like these, which are essentially sex hormones.
However, in rare instances in which patients have intolerable symptoms such as itching due to cholestatic hepatitis, I sometimes prescribe a short course of steroid treatment with a drug called prednisone.
Sometimes, even for mild autoimmune hepatitis, physicians prescribe a short course of a moderate dose of a corticosteroid drug called prednisone.
In addition to alcohol and viral hepatitis B and C, other causes of fatty liver include severe protein malnutrition or starvation, or the opposite problem—obesity; diabetes; and treatment with certain medications, including a corticosteroid drug called prednisone.
Jevtana was approved for use in combination with the steroid prednisone, which is often used in cancer treatment.
I was prescribed an immune suppressant and prednisone, which is considered by many doctors to be the standard treatment for the symptoms of Bullous Pemphigus.
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