Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Vasculitis and Thrombophlebitis?

Updated: Dec 10, 2018
  • Author: Nadia Jennifer Chiara Luca, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Corticosteroids

These agents have potent immunosuppressive activity with rapid onset of action.

Prednisone (Deltasone, Sterapred)

Used to control acute symptoms and laboratory evidence of inflammation. May decrease inflammation by reversing increased capillary permeability and suppressing PMN activity. Stabilizes lysosomal membranes and also suppresses lymphocytes and antibody production.


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