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Deltasone (Prednisone)

No brand of Deltasone found.

Generic Equivalent of Deltasone

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Prednisone1 mg
Prednisone5 mg
Prednisone50 mg
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Is A Prescription Required To Purchase Deltasone?

A Prescription is necessary to acquire Deltasone from our verified Canadian online pharmacies.

What Is Deltasone Most Commonly Used for?

Deltasone is a steroid which is used to treat conditions such as arthritis, blood disorders, severe allergies, breathing disorders, severe skin problems, joint problems, eye problems, ulcers in stomach, immune system disorders and blood cancer.

How Does Deltasone Work in Body?

Deltasone contains prednisone, a corticosteroid which is naturally produced in the body. Prednisone works in the body by decreasing inflammation, altering body’s normal immune responses and helping in programmed cell death of certain cells to fight diseases like blood cancer.

How Is Deltasone Supplied and Stored?

Prednisone is sold under the brand name of Deltasone. It will be our privilege to offer you the generic Deltasone medication from Canada manufactured by Apotex or Novopharma.

Deltasone is available in the strengths and packages of 1 mg, 5 mg and 50 mg in bottles of 100 tablets.

This medication should be stored at room temperature of 20°C to 25°C, protected from light and moisture. It should be kept out of the reach and sight of children. Deltasone should not be used beyond the expiration date mentioned on the bottle.

Is There a Generic Form of Deltasone?

Deltasone is available in generic form as Prednisone 1 mg, 5 mg and 50 mg.

What Is the Cost of Deltasone?

Our Canadian Pharmacy is pleased to offer you generic Prednisone 5 mg at unbeatable prices of $38 for 100 tab. It is always a best idea to compare the prices of any medicines online at edrugsearch or Pharmacychecker.com.

How Is Deltasone Taken?

Deltasone is taken orally in pill form with food or milk. The medicine should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The dosage and schedule of Deltasone will depend on your general health conditions and the reason why you are being prescribed this drug.

Can Deltasone Be Taken on An Empty Stomach?

No, Deltasone should be taken with meals in order to prevent nausea and stomach upset. It should be taken as prescribed by your health care professional.

Is Deltasone and Methylprednisolone the Same?

Both Deltasone and Methylprednisolone belong to the class of corticosteroids. They have the same effects on illness and similar side effects. The only difference is that methylprednisolone is also available in injection form whereas prednisone is available as a tablet.

How is Deltasone Metabolized in Body?

Deltasone (Prednisone) is metabolized in the body to active metabolite prednisolone. The drug has a half-life of 18-36 hours.

Can Deltasone Make You Gain Weight?

Deltasone leads to retention of sodium and loss of potassium from body. This can lead to fluid retention in body, weight gain and bloating. It also leads to increased appetite and calorie intake.

Can You Get Vaccinated While on Deltasone?

This drug may cause vaccinations not to work effectively. Do not get vaccinated without the consent of your health care professional.

What Are The Side Effects of Taking Deltasone?

Most of the side effects listed here are reversible and go away after treatment is complete. Not all people experience these side effects. Some of the common side effects of Deltasone include increase in appetite, difficulties in sleeping, irritability, swelling in ankles and feet, nausea, heartburn, weak muscles, impaired wound healing, increase in blood sugar levels (diabetic patients might need to get their sugar levels monitored constantly). Some of the less common side effects are dizziness, headache, mood swings, cataracts and thinning of bones. These are not all the side effects of Deltasone. In case of any unexpected side effect, contact your health care professional immediately. In case you have fever of 100.4 ° F with high chills and signs of infection, irregular or fast heartbeat, shortness of breath, chest pain, jaw pain and sudden confusions in behavior immediately contact your health care provider whether it is day or night.

How Safe Is Deltasone?

Deltasone might hide some signs of infections and new infections can appear during its use. Such infections are mostly mild but can be fatal sometimes. The chances of infections increase with increase in the drug dose. The use of Deltasone in pregnant or nursing women needs the possible benefits of the drug outweighed against its risk by your health care professional.

When Should You Not Take Deltasone?

You should not take Deltasone if you:
  • Are allergic to prednisone or other ingredients of the drug
  • Have medical history of fungal infections, tuberculosis, herpes
  • Have heart problems and high blood pressure
  • Have Thyroid problems
  • Have Kidney, liver or stomach disorders
  • Have Bone loss/thinning issues
  • Are suffering from mood disorders such as anxiety and depression
  • Have Eye problems like cataract and glaucoma
  • Suffer from diabetes
  • Have mineral imbalance such as low levels of calcium and potassium
  • Suffer from seizures
  • Blood clots or bleeding disorders

What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before Taking Deltasone?

Before taking Deltasone, inform your doctor if you:
  • Are taking any other medication including prescription, non-prescription medicines, vitamins, supplements. Do not take aspirin or other products containing aspirin without asking from your health care professional.
  • Have received any kind of vaccination recently
  • Are pregnant or planning a pregnancy or breast-feeding
  • Are allergic to prednisone or other ingredients of the drug
  • Have medical history of fungal infections, tuberculosis, herpes
  • Have heart problems and high blood pressure
  • Have thyroid problems
  • Have kidney, liver or stomach disorders
  • Have bone loss/thinning issues
  • Are suffering from mood disorders such as anxiety and depression
  • Have eye problems like cataract and glaucoma
  • Are suffering from diabetes
  • Have mineral imbalance such as low levels of calcium and potassium
  • Are suffering from seizures
  • Have blood clots or bleeding disorders

What Drugs Interact With Deltasone?

It is important to tell your health care professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs.

Medicines which may interact with Deltasone:
  • Antiplatelet drugs such as clopidrogel
  • Blood thinners like warfarin
  • Pain killers such as aspirin, ibuprofen
  • Anti-fungal drugs such as ketoconazole or fluconazole
  • Anti-seizure medicines like phenytoin
  • Immunosuppressing drugs such as cyclosporine
  • Depression and anxiety medications like fluoxetine and phenobarbital
  • St. John Wort
  • Asthma medications
  • Other corticosteroids such as dexamethasone
  • Hormonal contraceptives like birth controlling pills

Where Can I Buy Deltasone Online?

If prescribed by your health care professional, Deltasone can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

How Is Deltasone Delivered?

The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped.

For further information and aid, you can contact our Customer Service at 604-581-4000 or email us at customerservice@canadawidepharmacy.com.

References:

1. https://www.medicinenet.com/prednisone-oral/article.htm.
2. http://chemocare.com/chemotherapy/drug-info/deltasone.aspx.
3. https://www.drugs.com/pro/deltasone.html.
4. https://www.glowm.com/resources/glowm/cd/pages/drugs/p056.html.
5. https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-1787/deltasone-oral/details.
6. https://www.everydayhealth.com/drugs/prednisone.
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