Deltasone is a corticosteroid, meaning it is a drug that deals with inflammation, swelling and a great number of allergic reactions of multifarious ethiology. It can be used as a component of a complex treatment regiment for serious conditions such as severe allergies with atopic shock danger, asthma, athritis and the like.
There is a good number of medical conditions that your doctor crucially needs to be aware of in order to keep you safe on Deltasone. If you have got moderate to severe problems with your immune system, have recently caught some kind of infection, gone through a surgery or was diagnosed with tuberculosis, be careful with corticosteroids since they may reduce the healing rate and open the gate for new infections. Diabetics should be extremely careful with Deltasone as it slightly increases blood sugar levels. Remember also that Deltasone forces the body to lose more calcium.
Patients with chronical stomach or intestinal illnesses are discouraged from taking Deltasone as it is known to conceal exacerbation symptoms. It happens because one of the most frequent side effects for this drug is an an upset stomach. In order to minimize this unpleasant feeling take Deltasone with food and eleminate alcohol from your diet.