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Prednisone (PRED) is a commonly used corticosteroid and routinely used as an adjunct to TAC in most immunosuppressive therapeutic protocols such as the combination of TAC and PRED (double therapy) and TAC, PRED and mycophenolate mofetil (triple therapy) (Shapiro etal., 1999; Jain etal., 2001; Anglicheau et al., 2003).
Splitting her childhood between socialist Sweden and liberal Berkeley, Calif., Pred grew up as one of the few girls around who weren't allowed to wear pink or play with Barbie dolls.
In a prospective, randomized trial, 533 children aged 2-18 years were given PRED in liquid form at 2 mg/kg (maximum 60 mg) or in tablet form (10 mg or 20 mg), or they received dexamethasone in tablet form at 0.6 mg/kg (maximum 16 mg).
Coach: Brian McClennan Last season: 1st & GF winners Key ins: Greg Eastwood, Brett Delaney, Kyle Amor, Michael Coady Outs: Lee Smith, Ashley Gibson, Ben Jones-Bishop, Simon Worrall Prospects: Would take a brave man to back against a fourth successive Leeds League crown Odds: 5-4 favs Pred: 1st & GF winners again