About Prednisone (Prescription Drug)
Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that decreases inflammation and suppresses the immune system. It is used for many purposes including relapses in MS, for rheumatic disorders, neoplasms, and collagen diseases. Prednisone is activated by the liver into prednisolone.
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|100 mg Every other day Sep 29, 2007 - Jan 31, 2011|
|10 mg Daily Jan 31 - Jul 01, 2011|
|7.5 mg Daily Jul 01, 2011 - Last Update|
Jan 31, 2011
EffectivenessMajor (for kidney transplant)
Side effectsModerate (Hunger)
BurdenSomewhat hard to take