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Prednisone is a corticosteroid drug used to treat a variety of conditions, including allergies, asthma, and arthritis. It works by reducing inflammation and suppressing the immune system. Prednisone is available in both oral and injectable forms.

Common side effects of prednisone include:
  ▸  Increased appetite
  ▸  Weight gain
  ▸  Mood swings
  ▸  Insomnia
  ▸  Acne
  ▸  Headache
  ▸  Nausea
  ▸  Vomiting
  ▸  Stomach pain
  ▸  Blurred vision
  ▸  Increased risk of infection
  ▸  High blood pressure
  ▸  Fluid retention

Brand names associated with prednisone include:
  ▸  Deltasone
  ▸  Sterapred
  ▸  Sterapred DS
  ▸  Prednisone Intensol
  ▸  Rayos
  ▸  Prednicot
  ▸  Prednisolone
  ▸  Orapred
  ▸  Orapred ODT

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