A 37-year-old member asked:
prednisone is most likely to be indicated in the management of systemic lupus erythematosus due to what?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Rheumatology 52 years experience
See details: The cause of lupus is unknown except in the case when it is cause by a drug.
3686 viewsAnswered Jun 4, 2018
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Antiinflammatory: Prednisone suppresses inflammation and thus it is intended to control the inflammation resulting from many diseases including lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. It is not a cure or specific for any disease , just a temporary solution. Long term high-dose prednisone can lead to many serious side effects.
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Last updated Jun 4, 2018
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