A glucocorticoid with the general properties of the corticosteroids. It is the drug of choice for all conditions in which routine systemic corticosteroid therapy is indicated, except adrenal deficiency states.
DrugDrug NameDrug Indication
DB00240AlclometasoneFor the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
DB00959MethylprednisoloneAdjunctive therapy for short-term administration in rheumatoid arthritis.
DB06781DifluprednateFor the treatment of inflammation and pain associated with ocular surgery.
DB09378FluprednisoloneNot Available
DB11522IsoflupredoneNot Available
DB12832PrednimustineNot Available
DB14640Isoflupredone acetateNot Available
DB14643Methylprednisolone aceponateNot Available
DB14644Methylprednisolone hemisuccinateNot Available
DB00860PrednisoloneFor the treatment of primary or secondary adrenocortical insufficiency, such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia, thyroiditis. Also used to treat psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, bursitis, acute gouty arthritis and epicondylitis. Also indicated for treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, pemphigus and acute rhematic carditis. Can be used in the treatment of leukemias, lymphomas, thrombocytopenia purpura and autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Can be used to treat celiac disease, insulin resistance, ulcerative colitis and liver disorders.