Orasone

noun
a dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant
Syn: ↑prednisone, ↑Deltasone, ↑Liquid Pred, ↑Meticorten
Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Meticorten), ↑trade name (for: ↑Liquid Pred), ↑trade name (for: ↑Deltasone), ↑trade name

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