What Conditions does Prednisone Treat?

  • Diamond Blackfan anemia
  • worsening of asthma
  • inflammation of lung from inhaling something irritating
  • allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis - fungal infection
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • joint inflammatory disease in children and young adults
  • Pure Red Cell Aplasia associated with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • acute exacerbation of multiple sclerosis
  • thyroid gland inflammation
  • fluid accumulation in the brain
  • A Type of Inflammation of Both Eyes
  • Inflammation of the Heart with Rheumatic Fever
  • obstructive pulmonary disease
  • contact dermatitis
  • chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by blisters
  • psoriasis associated with arthritis
  • hypersensitivity drug reaction
  • Sjogren's syndrome; causes dry eyes & mouth and arthritis
  • Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
  • pneumonia caused by Pneumocystis jirovecii organism
  • vasculitis
  • inflammation of the nose due to an allergy
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • low platelet count and bleeding from immune response
  • Beryllium Poisoning
  • Crohn's disease
  • ulcerated colon
  • inflammation of the elbow and surrounding tissue
  • Diffuse Proliferative Lupus Nephritis-A Kidney Disease
  • chronic lymphoid leukemia
  • increased calcium in the blood from cancer
  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • acute inflammation of the joints due to gout attack
  • destruction of red blood cells by body's own antibodies
  • Decreased Platelets due to a Disease State or a Drug
  • psoriasis
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • sarcoidosis
  • Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Anemia From Too Few Young Red Blood Cells
  • inflammation of the uvea of the eye
  • inflammation in lungs caused by allergic reaction
  • infiltration of white blood cells into the lungs
  • Body's Rejection of a Transplanted Organ
  • Follicular Lymphoma
  • Additional Medication for Treatment of Tuberculosis Meningitis
  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • adrenogenital disorder
  • Addison's disease
  • blistering skin diseases
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • inflammation of skin and muscles all over the body
  • rheumatic disease causing pain & stiffness in backbone
  • muscle pain and stiffness in shoulder
  • neck and pelvis
  • TB involving the lungs
  • Infection caused by the Trichinae Parasite
  • mycosis fungoides
  • cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
  • Type of Leukemia - Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • asthma
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • inflammation of several cartilages of the body
  • allergic reaction causing serum sickness
  • Increase in Cell Growth of Adrenal Gland Present at Birth
  • bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneumonia
  • increased calcium in the blood from sarcoidosis
  • metastatic prostate carcinoma
  • Prevention of Cardiac Transplant Rejection
  • myasthenia gravis
  • Presence of Polyps in the Nose
  • group of skin disorders that resemble blisters
  • Inflammation of the Artery in the Temple Area
  • multiple myeloma
  • Joint Disease which may include Attacks of Acute Arthritis
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Bell's Palsy Paralysis of One Side of the Face
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer of the Prostate Gland
  • Prevent Kidney Transplant Rejection
  • Prevention of Liver Transplant Rejection
  • duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Inflammation of the Heart
  • Periarteritis Nodosa
  • failure of small intestines to digest and absorb food
  • immunosuppression therapy for lung transplant
  • inflammation of the covering of the heart or pericardium

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