Prednisone

[PRED-nih-sohn] Pregnancy Category: C Oral Solution: Prednisone Intensol Concentrate [Rx]. Syrup: Liquid Pred [Rx]. Tablets: Alti-Prednisone M, Apo-Prednisone M, Deltasone, Jaa Prednisone M, Meticorten, Novo-Pred-nisone M, Orasone 1, 5, 10, 20, and

50, Panasol-S, Sterapred DS, Winpred M [Rx]

Classification: Corticosteroid, synthetic

See also Corticosteroids. Action/Kinetics: Three to five times as potent as cortisone or hydrocortisone. May cause moderate fluid retention. Metabolized in the liver to prednisolone, the active form. Special Concerns: Use during pregnancy only if benefits outweigh risks. Dose must be highly individualized.

How Supplied: Concentrate: 5 mg/mL; Solution: 5 mg/5 mL; Syrup: 5 mg/5 mL; Tablet: 1 mg, 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 50 mg

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