Prednisone (Sterapred)

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General information

Class/mechanism: Corticosteroid, glucocorticoid.[1][2]
Route: PO
Extravasation: n/a

For conciseness and simplicity, currently will focus on treatment regimens and not list information such as: renal/hepatic dose adjustments, metabolism (including CYP450), excretion, monitoring parameters (although this will be considered for checklists), or manufacturer. Instead, for the most current information, please refer to your preferred pharmacopeias such as Micromedex, Lexicomp, UpToDate (courtesy of Lexicomp), or the prescribing information.[1]

Diseases for which it is used

Patient drug information

Also known as

APO-Prednisone APO-Prenisona APO Prednison Artinizona Artrizona BE-Tabs Prednisone Becortem Bersen
Colisone Cortancyl Corticorten Cortigen Cortiol Cortiprex Cutason Dacortin
Decortancyl Decortin Decortisyl Dehydrocortison Delcortin Dellacorta Delta-Cortisone Delta Cortelan
Deltacortene Deltacortone Deltason Deltasone Deltisona DI Adreson Dispersona DLI-Prednisone
Drazone Econosone Ednaprom Encorton Erlanison Flamacorten Hostacortin Ifison
Isolone Liquid Pred Liquid Prednisone Lisacort ME Korti Meticorten Nisocortec Nisona
Nisone Nizon Nosipren Novoprednisone Orasone Panafcort Panasol-S Pehacort
Pharmapred Precortil Predcort Predeltin Predicor Predicorten Predinis Preditec
Prednax Prednicap Prednicen-M Prednilonga-Retard Predniment Prednison Prednison-GF Prednisona
Prednison Hexal Prednison Leciva Prednison Nurison Prednison Ratiopharm Prednison Sandoz Prednison Streuli Prednisonum Prednitone
Predson Predsone Predval Procion Prolix Pronison Pulmison Rectodelt
Senterlic SK-Prednisone Sone Steerometz Sterapred Sterapred DS Trolic Ultracorten
Vitazon Winpred


  1. 1.0 1.1 Prednisone (Sterapred) package insert
  2. Prednisone (Sterapred) package insert (locally hosted backup)
  3. Prednisone (Sterapred) patient drug information (Chemocare)
  4. Prednisone (Sterapred) patient drug information (UpToDate)