Also known as: Prednisone
Deltasone is an effective medication which is used in treatment of inflamed areas of the body. It is used in the treatment of redness, itching, severe allergies or skin problems, arthritis, swelling, asthma. Deltasone is also known as Sterapred, Prednisone. The target of this qualitative remedy is struggle against redness, itching, severe allergies or skin problems, arthritis, swelling, asthma. The effectiveness of Deltasone is in modifying the body's immune responses to diverse stimuli. It is glucocorticoid.
This section provides information on the proper use of a number of products that contain prednisone. It may not be specific to Deltasone. Please read with care.
Take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. To do so may increase the chance for unwanted effects.
Take this medicine with food or milk to avoid stomach irritation.
Swallow the delayed-release tablet whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it.
Measure the oral liquid with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup. The average household teaspoon may not hold the right amount of liquid.
Prednisone Intensol™ solution is a concentrated liquid. Measure the concentrated liquid with the special oral dropper that comes with the package.
If you use this medicine for a long time, do not suddenly stop using it without checking first with your doctor. You may need to slowly decrease your dose before stopping it completely.
The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.
The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.
For oral dosage forms (concentrated solution, solution, delayed-release tablets, and tablets): Dose depends on medical condition: Adults—At first, 5 to 60 milligrams (mg) per day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed. Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
If you overdose Deltasone and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture, light and heat. Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.