What Conditions does Pediapred Treat?

  • diagnostic test for Cushing's syndrome
  • a type of lymphoma involving the skin called mycosis fungoides
  • increased calcium in the blood from cancer
  • low platelet count and bleeding from immune response
  • inflammation of the nose due to an allergy
  • worsening asthma
  • infiltration of white blood cells into the lungs
  • contact dermatitis
  • a type of skin rash that occurs from contact with an offending substance
  • erythema multiforme
  • a type of allergic skin reaction
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • an autoimmune disease
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • joint inflammatory disease in children and young adults
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a condition with dry eyes
  • dry mouth and arthritis called Sjogren's syndrome
  • acute lymphoid leukemia
  • thyroid gland inflammation
  • anemia from too few young red blood cells
  • inflammation of the artery in the temple area
  • ulcerative colitis
  • an inflammatory condition of the intestines
  • psoriasis associated with arthritis
  • inflammation of a tendon
  • inflammation of the covering of a tendon
  • a serum sickness reaction
  • infection caused by the trichinae parasite
  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • aspiration pneumonitis
  • or lung inflammation due to inhaled gastric contents
  • a type of allergy that causes red and itchy skin called atopic dermatitis
  • chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by blisters
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • rejection of a transplanted organ
  • idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • sarcoidosis
  • pneumonia with a fungus called Pneumocystis jirovecii
  • a type of inflammation of both eyes
  • inflammation in the lungs due to an allergic reaction
  • allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis - fungal infection
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • a rheumatic disease causing pain and stiffness in backbone
  • inflammation of the lining of a joint
  • acute exacerbation of multiple sclerosis
  • adrenogenital disorder
  • acute inflammation of the joints due to gout attack
  • destruction of red blood cells by body's own antibodies
  • Diamond Blackfan anemia
  • decreased platelets due to a disease state or a drug
  • beryllium poisoning
  • pemphigus
  • a type of skin disorder
  • muscle pain and stiffness in the shoulder
  • neck and pelvis
  • inflammation of the elbow and surrounding tissue
  • inflammation of the sac surrounding the joint - bursitis
  • asthma
  • Crohn's disease
  • a type of cancer of the lymph nodes called Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • a condition where the adrenal glands produce less hormones called Addison's disease
  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • a type of kidney disorder
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • inflammation of skin and muscles all over the body
  • increase in cell growth of adrenal gland present at birth
  • polyarteritis nodosa
  • obstructive pulmonary disease
  • pseudogout
  • a joint disease with sudden attacks of joint pain
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • a sensitivity to gluten called celiac disease
  • psoriasis
  • multiple myeloma
  • rheumatic fever
  • inflammation of the heart
  • pemphigoid
  • a blistering skin disorder
  • metastatic prostate carcinoma
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • nasal polyp
  • myasthenia gravis
  • a skeletal muscle disorder
  • a type of skin condition with redness and itching called eczema
  • inflammation of the heart with rheumatic fever
  • inflammation of the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • neuroendocrine cancer of the prostate gland
  • bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneumonia
  • a lung condition affecting the small airways
  • increased calcium in the blood from sarcoidosis
  • Bell's palsy paralysis of one side of the face

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