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Category: Anti-Inflammatory

The group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs contains several different active substances, all of which act by inhibiting the body’s own production of substances that are formed in an increased amount in the case of injuries and inflammation (so-called prostaglandins). Often the term NSAID is used for these drugs, from “non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs”.

Prednisolone

$0.32 to $1.69 - ‎In stock

Prednisolone is a corticosteroid drug used in the treatment of patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The rationale for the use of corticosteroids in RA is the rapid control of symptoms during the phases of exacerbation of the disease mediated by the anti-inflammatory effect. Continue reading

Prednisone

$0.30 to $1.40 - ‎In stock
mechanism of action of prednisone

Prednisone is a generic tablet medicine which contains the active substance prednisone, a synthetic hormone that belongs to the group of corticosteroids. Corticosteroids are hormones produced by the adrenal glands that possess anti-inflammatory activity. Anti-inflammatory drugs reduce pain, swelling, stiffness, redness and heat in the affected tissues. Continue reading