Prednisone - Resources TABLET

People taking Prednisone or interested in taking Prednisone may find the following resources helpful. This content relates to the conditions for which Prednisone (tablet) is prescribed or recommended. If you have questions about how Prednisone works for treating these conditions, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
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