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Delta-cortef, Meti-derm, Sterane (prednisolone) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Prednisolone was first approved as Delta-cortef on 1982-01-01. It is used to treat adrenal insufficiency, ankylosing spondylitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, and berylliosis amongst others in the USA. The pharmaceutical is active against glucocorticoid receptor. In addition, it is known to target mineralocorticoid receptor, nuclear receptor subfamily 1 group I member 2, and Ancestral Glucocorticoid Receptor2.


Trade Name


Delta-cortef, Meti-derm, Sterane

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adrenal insufficiency, ankylosing spondylitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, berylliosis, brain neoplasms, collagen diseases, conjunctivitis, dermatitis herpetiformis, edema, erythema multiforme, hemolytic anemia, hypercalcemia, inflammation, leukemia, multiple sclerosis, mycosis fungoides, nephrotic syndrome, pemphigus, pulmonary tuberculosis, rheumatic diseases, sarcoidosis, serum sickness, synovitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, thrombocytopenia, thyroiditis, ulcerative colitis, uveitis

Drug Class


Prednisone and prednisolone derivatives

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Prednisolone structure rendering