Things You Should Know About Prednisone

A Steroid Story

Prednisone is used to treat many conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and asthma. It’s part of a group of medications known as corticosteroids, or "steroids.” While prednisone has many benefits, it also carries risks. Here are some important things to know about prednisone.

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February 18, 2014

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014