Items Tagged ‘Corticosteroid’

April 28th, 2009

prednisone

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Prednisone  (PRED-ni-zone) Trade Name: DeltaSone®, LiquiPred, Meticorten, Orasone How is this drug used? Prednisone is FDA approved for the treatment of leukemias and lymphomas in adults and acute leukemia of childhood. It is also indicated for hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium in the blood) associated with cancer and mycosis fungoides. Prednisone […]

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April 28th, 2009

Prelone®

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Prednisolone (pred-ni-ZOE-lone) Trade Name: Delta-Cortef®, Orapred®, Pediapred®, Prelone® How is this drug used? Prednisolone is FDA approved for the palliation of lymphomas and leukemias, as well as for the relief or treatment of several symptoms that may be caused by cancer. It is important for patients to remember that physicians have […]

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April 28th, 2009

Diodex

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Dexamethasone (DECKS-uh-METH-uh-zone), dexamethasone sodium phosphate, dexamethasone acetate Trade Name: Decadron, Dexasone, Diodex, Hexadrol, Maxidex For which conditions is this drug approved? Dexamethasone is used in combination with other agents for the treatment of myeloma and lymphomas. Dexamethasone may also be used to help prevent or reduce nausea and vomiting,  to reduce […]

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April 28th, 2009

dexamethasone sodium phosphate

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Dexamethasone (DECKS-uh-METH-uh-zone), dexamethasone sodium phosphate, dexamethasone acetate Trade Name: Decadron, Dexasone, Diodex, Hexadrol, Maxidex For which conditions is this drug approved? Dexamethasone is used in combination with other agents for the treatment of myeloma and lymphomas. Dexamethasone may also be used to help prevent or reduce nausea and vomiting,  to reduce […]

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April 28th, 2009

Dexasone

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Dexamethasone (DECKS-uh-METH-uh-zone), dexamethasone sodium phosphate, dexamethasone acetate Trade Name: Decadron, Dexasone, Diodex, Hexadrol, Maxidex For which conditions is this drug approved? Dexamethasone is used in combination with other agents for the treatment of myeloma and lymphomas. Dexamethasone may also be used to help prevent or reduce nausea and vomiting,  to reduce […]

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April 28th, 2009

dexamethasone

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Dexamethasone (DECKS-uh-METH-uh-zone), dexamethasone sodium phosphate, dexamethasone acetate Trade Name: Decadron, Dexasone, Diodex, Hexadrol, Maxidex For which conditions is this drug approved? Dexamethasone is used in combination with other agents for the treatment of myeloma and lymphomas. Dexamethasone may also be used to help prevent or reduce nausea and vomiting,  to reduce […]

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April 28th, 2009

dexamethasone

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Dexamethasone (DECKS-uh-METH-uh-zone), dexamethasone sodium phosphate, dexamethasone acetate Trade Name: Decadron, Dexasone, Diodex, Hexadrol, Maxidex For which conditions is this drug approved? Dexamethasone is used in combination with other agents for the treatment of myeloma and lymphomas. Dexamethasone may also be used to help prevent or reduce nausea and vomiting,  to reduce […]

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April 28th, 2009

Maxidex

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Dexamethasone (DECKS-uh-METH-uh-zone), dexamethasone sodium phosphate, dexamethasone acetate Trade Name: Decadron, Dexasone, Diodex, Hexadrol, Maxidex For which conditions is this drug approved? Dexamethasone is used in combination with other agents for the treatment of myeloma and lymphomas. Dexamethasone may also be used to help prevent or reduce nausea and vomiting,  to reduce […]

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April 28th, 2009

DeltaSone®

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Prednisone  (PRED-ni-zone) Trade Name: DeltaSone®, LiquiPred, Meticorten, Orasone How is this drug used? Prednisone is FDA approved for the treatment of leukemias and lymphomas in adults and acute leukemia of childhood. It is also indicated for hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium in the blood) associated with cancer and mycosis fungoides. Prednisone […]

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April 28th, 2009

Diodex

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Dexamethasone (DECKS-uh-METH-uh-zone), dexamethasone sodium phosphate, dexamethasone acetate Trade Name: Decadron, Dexasone, Diodex, Hexadrol, Maxidex For which conditions is this drug approved? Dexamethasone is used in combination with other agents for the treatment of myeloma and lymphomas. Dexamethasone may also be used to help prevent or reduce nausea and vomiting,  to reduce […]

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April 28th, 2009

prednisolone

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Prednisolone (pred-ni-ZOE-lone) Trade Name: Delta-Cortef®, Orapred®, Pediapred®, Prelone® How is this drug used? Prednisolone is FDA approved for the palliation of lymphomas and leukemias, as well as for the relief or treatment of several symptoms that may be caused by cancer. It is important for patients to remember that physicians have […]

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April 28th, 2009

Orasone

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Prednisone  (PRED-ni-zone) Trade Name: DeltaSone®, LiquiPred, Meticorten, Orasone How is this drug used? Prednisone is FDA approved for the treatment of leukemias and lymphomas in adults and acute leukemia of childhood. It is also indicated for hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium in the blood) associated with cancer and mycosis fungoides. Prednisone […]

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April 28th, 2009

Delta-Cortef®

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Prednisolone (pred-ni-ZOE-lone) Trade Name: Delta-Cortef®, Orapred®, Pediapred®, Prelone® How is this drug used? Prednisolone is FDA approved for the palliation of lymphomas and leukemias, as well as for the relief or treatment of several symptoms that may be caused by cancer. It is important for patients to remember that physicians have […]

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April 28th, 2009

LiquiPred

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Prednisone  (PRED-ni-zone) Trade Name: DeltaSone®, LiquiPred, Meticorten, Orasone How is this drug used? Prednisone is FDA approved for the treatment of leukemias and lymphomas in adults and acute leukemia of childhood. It is also indicated for hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium in the blood) associated with cancer and mycosis fungoides. Prednisone […]

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April 28th, 2009

DeltaSone®

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Class: Corticosteroid Generic Name: Prednisone  (PRED-ni-zone) Trade Name: DeltaSone®, LiquiPred, Meticorten, Orasone How is this drug used? Prednisone is FDA approved for the treatment of leukemias and lymphomas in adults and acute leukemia of childhood. It is also indicated for hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium in the blood) associated with cancer and mycosis fungoides. Prednisone […]

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