REMINDER: A doctor’s prescription is required to purchase this product. To avoid delay in delivery or cancellation of your order (before the item is SHIPPED); please email a copy of your prescription (.jpeg or .pdf file format) to OnlinePharmacy@smwatsons.com with your order number after Checkout. Our pharmacist will also get in touch with you to validate your prescription. Please be ready to show your original prescription upon claiming/delivery of your order.
Used for endocrine; hematologic disorders & acute episodes of rheumatic disorders. Maintenance treatment of collagen & dermatologic diseases; unresponsive severe or incapacitating allergic states; severe acute/chronic inflammatory ophthalmic conditions.
Take this medication as directed by your doctor. Read the Medication Guide and Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start taking.
Dermal/subdermal changes at inj site; previously infected/unstable joints. May increase susceptibility to infections; some signs & appearance of new infections; septic shock; latent TB or tuberculin reactivity; Kaposi's sarcoma; allergic & skin reactions; secondary adrenocortical & acute adrenal insufficiency; Cushing's disease; hypothyroidism; preexisting diabetes; long-term therapy may predispose to diabetes; psychic derangements; seizure disorders; myasthenia gravis; epidural lipomatosis with long-term use at high doses; cataracts; exophthalmos & increased IOP with prolonged use; ocular herpes simplex associated with central serous chorioretinopathy leading to retinal detachment; CV disease; CHF; HTN. Increased risk of developing GI ulcers with NSAIDs; nonspecific ulcerative colitis; peptic ulcer; acute pancreatitis; disorders of neuromuscular transmission. Renal insufficiency. Growth suppression & risk from raised intracranial pressure for infants & childn. High doses of corticosteroids should not be used for treatment of traumatic brain injury.