Prednisolone

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prednisolone

[pred′nis·ə‚lōn]
(biochemistry)
C21H28O5 A glucocorticoid that is a dehydrogenated analog of hydrocortisone.

Prednisolone

 

a synthetic medication; a hormonal preparation. It has an anti-inflammatory and antiallergic effect. It is used in the form of tablets, a solution for injection, and ointments for the treatment of rheumatism, arthritis, some kidney diseases, and bronchial asthma.

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