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.
Generic synonyms: Anti-inflammatory, Anti-inflammatory Drug, Glucocorticoid
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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, ..."