Definition of Deltasone

1. Noun. A dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Deltasone

Delos
Delphi
Delphian
Delphians
Delphic
Delphic oracle
Delphinapterus
Delphinapterus leucas
Delphine
Delphinidae
Delphinium ajacis
Delphinus
Delphinus delphis
Dels
Delta
Deltasone (current term)
Deluge
Demarquay's symptom
Dematiaceae
Demavend
Demerara
Demeraras
Demerol
Demeter
Demetrius
Demetrius I
Demetrius Poliorcetes
Demi
Demir Hisar
Demir Kapija

Literary usage of Deltasone

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1. Getting Fit Your Way: A Self-paced Fitness Guide (1993)
"... Meticorten, Deltasone, Cortan, Sterapred), a synthetic corticosteriod, is most often used to treat lupus. Others include hydrocortisone (Cortef, ..."

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