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Related to Deltasone: prednisone, prednisolone
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Noun1.Deltasone - a dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant
anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drug - a medicine intended to reduce inflammation
glucocorticoid - a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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These drugs, including prednisone (Deltasone), prednisolone (Prelone), hydrocortisone (Cortef) and methyl-prednisolone (Medrol), suppress the immune system and reduce inflammation.
Prescription drugs such as prednisone (Deltasone, Liquid Pred), methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall) for rheumatoid arthritis, and furosemide (Lasix) for edema can also cause skin changes."