By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , /


Hello and welcome to “VideoScript”, presented by Drugs.com Today in the first of three presentations,
we are reviewing prednisone, a commonly used medication in the class
of drugs known as corticosteroids Prednisone is an FDA-approved medication that is used in a wide variety of inflammatory conditions Prednisone is available generically and
by many different brand names Generic prednisone is safe, effective, and affordable Prednisone has been found to be effective in
such diverse conditions as asthma, rheumatoid arthritis severe allergic reactions systemic lupus, multiple sclerosis and
skin disorders Prednisone may also be combined with
chemotherapy to fight tumors or to help prevent organ transplant rejection these are just some of the uses for
prednisone but there are many others Prednisone can be used in children and adults It is given orally, either as a
tablet or liquid medication therapy must be individualized for each
patient based on the condition being treated; the patient response age or weight of the patient and other
considerations Health care providers will account for
these issues when prescribing prednisone Thank you for joining us at Drugs.com
for a brief review of Prednisone please refer to our patient and
professional information, drug interaction checker and additional tools on Drugs.com Patients with a concern about the use of Prednisone should consult their health care
provider Visit drugs.com/prednisone for more information


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