Posted on May 19, 2016 in Drugs & Diseases
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Prednisone, the generic name for the branded Deltasone, is a synthetic corticosteroid drug, and a highly effective immunosuppressant. The generic Prednisone is bio-equivalent to its branded counterpart, a lot cheaper, and available for a lot cheaper on InternationalDrugMart.com. It is used in as an antitumor drug, to alleviate migraines, cluster headaches and severe aphthous ulcer.
Generic Deltasone is also used to treat asthma, rheumatic, and allergic disorders, ulcerative colitis, adrenocortical insufficiency, hypercalcemia due to cancer, thyroiditis, laryngitis, severe tuberculosis, lipid pneumonitis, pericarditis, multiple sclerosis, lupus, myasthenia gravis, poison oak exposure, Meniere’s disease, etc. Most doctors prefer to use prednisone in the short-term until they find another more suitable treatment regime to regulate specific symptoms. The generic Deltasone medication is also used in a drug regimen to prevent rejection after organ transplant. In such cases, the patients will need to be on the generic Deltasone drug in the long term.
Taking Prednisone for a short while may result in high blood glucose levels, especially for diabetic patients or those who are on medication that raise blood glucose.
Severe or long-term side –effects include:
- Fluid retention,
- Depression or depressive symptoms,
- Weight gain,
- Severe facial swelling,
- Mouth sores, etc.
Less severe side –effects include:
- Acne or Skin rash
- Appetite gain
- Increased thirst
- Frequent urination
- Leg pain/cramps
- Sensitive teeth
As Prednisone is a glucocorticoid analogue drug, it suppresses the natural synthesis of glucocorticoids. This means that when the drug is taken for longer than 7 days, adrenal suppression will set in. Patients who are prescribed Prednisone must not stop taking the drug abruptly. The prescribing physician will outline a ‘weaning’ program, as the adrenal glands need to have time to start functioning normally.
Talk to your prescribing physician if you suspect you are on medication that may contraindicate (react with) Prednisone. Discuss your options if you are apprehensive of severe side effects, and remember that your doctor may be prescribing this drug as a last resort.
InternationalDrugMart.com understands that living with chronic illnesses comes with huge costs such as lost working days, and mounting medical expenses. Available at much lower prices than its branded counterpart, generic Deltasone drug enables many Americans to adhere to their treatment schedules.
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