Deltasone (Prednisone)

Strength(s): 5 mg ; 10 mg ; 20 mg ; 40 mg

Active Ingredient: Prednisone



Deltasone medication is used in the treatment of medical conditions such as arthritis, severe allergies, eye problems, immune system disorders, cancer, skin diseases, breathing problems and blood disorders. Deltasone is in a class of drugs referred to as corticosteroids. This medication works by decreasing the response of your immune system to various diseases. This, in turn, reduces symptoms such as swelling and allergic-type reactions.

How to use Deltasone

This medication is taken orally through the mouth. To reduce the chances of stomach upset, this medication is taken with food or milk. This tablet should be taken whole with a full glass of water (8 ounces/240 ml) unless otherwise directed by your doctor. If you are taking this medication in liquid form, you should measure the dose using a proper measuring device/spoon. Do not measure the medication using a household spoon.

If only one dose of this medication is prescribed, take it in the morning before 9 am. This medication should be taken exactly as directed by the doctor. The dosage schedule should be followed to the end. The length of treatment and dosage is dependent on the response to treatment and your medical condition.

Do not stop taking this medication suddenly without consulting your doctor. If you do this, your condition may become worse. Also, you may experience symptoms that include tiredness, weight loss, dizziness, weakness, muscle pain or nausea. To prevent these symptoms, the dose should be reduced gradually as opposed to being stopped suddenly.

Side Effects

Common side effects include vomiting, nausea, acne, increased sweating, heartburn, loss of appetite or trouble sleeping. If these symptoms worsen or persist, consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately.

Serious but unlikely side effects include:

  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Muscle pains/cramps
  • Signs of infection (fever, persistent sore throat)
  • Unusual weight gain
  • Swelling hands/feet/ankles
  • Vision problems (blurred vision)
  • Mental/mood changes (mood swings, depression, agitation)
  • Black/bloody stools
  • Severe stomach/abdominal pain
  • Puffy face
  • Easy bruising/bleeding
  • Menstrual period changes
  • Seizures
  • Bone pain
  • Thinning skin
  • Slow wound healing

If you experience these serious side effects, inform your doctor immediately.

This medication may in rare cases cause a rise in blood sugar level, which could cause or worsen diabetes. In case of symptoms of high blood sugar (increased thirst and urination), inform your doctor right away.


Before taking this medication, inform your doctor if you are allergic to it. Also, it may contain inactive ingredients that may result in an allergic reaction. For more details, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Before taking this medication, inform your doctor of your medical history. Using this medication over a long period may lead to difficulty in the body to respond to physical stress. Therefore, before emergency treatment or surgery, inform your doctor that you are taking this medication or have taken this medication within the past one year.

This medication may prevent vaccines from working well. Before having immunizations, inform your doctor that you are taking this medication. This medication may lead to stomach bleeding, so limit intake of alcoholic beverages.

During pregnancy, this medication should be taken only when needed. Also, this medication passes into breast milk. However, it is not likely to harm the nursing infant.


You can now order Deltasone online at cheap and discounted prices. Also, if you buy this medication from an online pharmacy, you are assured of high-quality Deltasone. Shipping costs are also discounted when buying from an online pharmacy. Deliveries can also be done to the place of your choosing.

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