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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • TB meningitis
  • ITP
  • Cerebral edema (secondary to CNS toxoplasmosis)
  • Numerous allergic, inflammatory, immunosuppressive conditions; trichinosis with neurologic or myocardial involvement; Seasonal and perennial allergic and nonallergic rhinitis (intranasal steroid sprays); asthma (steroid inhalers); COPD (steroid inhalers in combination with beta-2 agonist)

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Last updated: December 22, 2011