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Buy Prednisone


(Generic alternative to Deltasone)

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90 Tablet
100 Dispersible Tablet
90 Tablet
100 Tablet


This medication is discontinued and cannot be supplied by CanDrugStore.


What is Prednisone/Deltasone used for?

This medicine is used to reduce inflammation and alleviate symptoms in a variety of disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis and severe cases of asthma.

If you have any questions about your medicine, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider. This medicine is only to be used by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not give it to others. This information is advisory only. It does not contain all information about this medicine. If you have any questions about your medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

How should Prednisone/Deltasone be stored?

Store in a dry place at room temperature between 59° - 86°F. Keep out of reach of children and pets

General drug information:

General Information

When should Prednisone/Deltasone not be taken?

Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to this or similar medicines or to any ingredient present in this medicine, if you have a body-wide fungus infection, such as candidiasis or cryptococcosis.

What precautions should I follow when taking Prednisone/Deltasone?

Before using this medicine, tell your health care provider about any of the following: if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine if you are taking any herbal products, if you are taking blood thinners if you have stomach problems if you have peptic ulcers if you have any other medical condition like liver or kidney function impairment, heart ot lung problem if you have diverticulitis or other disorder of the intestine, high blood pressure, kidney disorder, myasthenia gravis (a muscle-weakness disorder), osteoporosis (brittle bones), peptic ulcer, ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the bowel)

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Prednisone/Deltasone?

At a high dosage, this medicine may cause fluid retention and high blood pressure. If this happens, you may need a low-salt diet and a potassium supplement. With prolonged treatment, eye problems may develop (e.g., a viral or fungal eye infection, cataracts, or glaucoma).

What are the side effects of Prednisone/Deltasone?

Most severe: Bone fractures, bruising, bulging eyes, congestive heart failure, convulsions, distended abdomen, face redness, glaucoma, headache, hives and other allergic-type reactions, increased pressure inside eyes or skull, inflamed esophagus or pancreas, irregular menstrual periods, muscle weakness or disease, osteoporosis, peptic ulcer, poor healing of wounds, stunted growth (in children), sweating, thin, fragile skin, vertigo

Most common: Euphoria, insomnia, mood changes, personality changes, psychotic behavior, or severe depression.

Other: Prolonged use may cause a condition called Cushing's syndrome, marked by weight gain, a "moon-faced" appearance, thin, fragile skin, muscle weakness, brittle bones, and purplish stripe marks on the skin.

How should I take Prednisone/Deltasone?

How much medicine you take and how often you take it depend on many factors, including the condition being treated and the age and weight of the patient. If you have any questions about the amount and/or frequency of the medicine you are taking, talk with your health care provider. Do not stop taking this medicine without checking with your health care provider. Patients with previous medical conditions should talk with their health care provider before taking this medicine. Do not take more medicine than prescribed unless advised to do so by your health care provider. Do not take any other over-the-counter or prescription medications without talking with your health care provider. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible. If several hours have passed or if it is nearing time for the next dose, do not double the dose to catch up, unless advised by your health care provider. If more than one dose is missed, contact your health care provider or pharmacist. Do not get a smallpox vaccination or any other immunization while you are taking this medicine. The vaccination could do harm to the nervous system. This medicicne may reactivate a dormant case of tuberculosis. If you have inactive TB and must take this medicine for an extended time, you should be given anti-TB medication as well. If you have an underactive thyroid gland or cirrhosis of the liver, your doctor will probably need to prescribe this medicine for you at a lower-than-average dosage. If you have an eye infection caused by the herpes simplex virus, this medicine should be used with great caution; there is a potential danger that the cornea will become perforated. A few people taking Deltasone develop Kaposi's sarcoma, a form of cancer; it may disappear when the drug is stopped.

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