Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Cervical Spondylosis?

Updated: Apr 23, 2020
  • Author: Hassan Ahmad Hassan Al-Shatoury, MD, PhD, MHPE; Chief Editor: Dean H Hommer, MD  more...
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Corticosteroids

Corticosteroids have potent anti-inflammatory properties. These medications can be given as a brief tapered course of oral treatment.

Prednisone (Deltasone, Orasone, Sterapred)

Glucocorticoid steroid used to treat a variety of inflammatory conditions. Prednisone may decrease inflammation by reversing increased capillary permeability and suppressing PMN activity. Dosages may be adjusted for individual sensitivities and associated medical conditions.


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