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    Prednisone

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    What conditions does Prednisone treat?

    Destruction of Red Blood Cells by Body's Own Antibodies, A Hereditary Progressive Anemia of Unknown Cause, Inflammation of the Uvea of the Eye, Infiltration of White Blood Cells into the Lungs, Ulcerated Colon, Atopic Dermatitis, Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters, Pure Red Cell Aplasia associated with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, thyroid gland inflammation, A Type of Inflammation of Both Eyes, Inflammation of the Heart with Rheumatic Fever, Skin Rash with Sloughing, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Joint Inflammatory Disease in Children and Young Adults, Rheumatic Disease causing Pain & Stiffness in Backbone, hypersensitivity drug reaction, Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, acute exacerbation of multiple sclerosis, Low Platelet Count and Bleeding from Immune Response, Vasculitis, Inflammation of Lung from Inhaling Something Irritating, Contact Dermatitis, Addison's Disease, Decreased Function of the Adrenal Gland, Worsening of Asthma, Inflammation in Lungs caused by Allergic Reaction, Beryllium Poisoning, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Sjogren's Syndrome; Causes Dry Eyes & Mouth And Arthritis, Diffuse Proliferative Lupus Nephritis-A Kidney Disease, chronic lymphoid leukemia, increased calcium in the blood from cancer, acute inflammation of the joints due to gout attack, Decreased Platelets due to a Disease State or a Drug, Blistering Skin Diseases, Psoriasis associated with Arthritis, Inflammation of the Elbow and Surrounding Tissue, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Anemia From Too Few Young Red Blood Cells, Inflammation of the Nose due to an Allergy, Pneumonia with High Amount of Eosinophil White Blood Cells, Nephrotic Syndrome, Inflammation of Several Cartilages of the Body, Body's Rejection of a Transplanted Organ, Follicular Lymphoma, Additional Medication for Treatment of Tuberculosis Meningitis, Bronchiolitis Obliterans with Organizing Pneumonia, Pneumonia caused by Pneumocystis Jirovecii Organism, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, adrenogenital disorder, Crohn's Disease, Erythema Multiforme, Psoriasis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Inflammation of Skin and Muscles All Over the Body, Allergic Reaction causing Serum Sickness, TB involving the lungs, Infection caused by the Trichinae Parasite, mycosis fungoides, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, Type of Leukemia - Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Fluid Accumulation in the Brain, Asthma, Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis - Fungal Infection, Muscle Pain and Stiffness in Shoulder, Neck and Pelvis, Increase in Cell Growth of Adrenal Gland Present at Birth

    prednisone may also be used to treat:

    increased calcium in the blood from sarcoidosis, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, metastatic prostate carcinoma, Prevention of Cardiac Transplant Rejection, Presence of Polyps in the Nose, Inflammation of the Artery in the Temple Area, Group of Skin Disorders that Resemble Blisters, Multiple Myeloma, Joint Disease which may include Attacks of Acute Arthritis, Rheumatic Fever, Inflammation of the Covering of the Heart or Pericardium, Bell's Palsy Paralysis of One Side of the Face, Neuroendocrine Cancer of the Prostate Gland, Myasthenia Gravis, Failure of Small Intestines to Digest and Absorb Food, Prevent Kidney Transplant Rejection, Prevention of Liver Transplant Rejection, Inflammation of the Heart, Periarteritis Nodosa, immunosuppression therapy for lung transplant

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