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1-2-dehydrohydrocortisone
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Description

Prednisolone is a synthetic glucocorticoid, a type of steroid hormone. It is used to treat a variety of conditions, including allergies, asthma, arthritis, and skin conditions. It works by reducing inflammation and suppressing the immune system.

Common side effects of prednisolone include nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, headache, dizziness, acne, increased sweating, difficulty sleeping, and increased appetite. Long-term use of prednisolone can lead to serious side effects such as bone loss, increased risk of infection, and increased risk of diabetes.

Brand names associated with prednisolone include:
  ▸  Prelone
  ▸  Orapred
  ▸  Pediapred
  ▸  Flo-Pred
  ▸  Orapred ODT
  ▸  Millipred
  ▸  Millipred DP
  ▸  Veripred 20

Synonyms
  • deltahydrocortisone
  • fluprednisolone
  • metacortandralone
  • prednisolone
  • prednisolonum
Classifications
  • anti-inflammatory
  • corticosteroid
  • gastrointestinal
  • glucocorticoid
  • hormone
  • sport doping

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