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 Definition A synthetic anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid steroid designed as a mimic of the naturally occurring steroid cortisone. [d] [e]
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The effect of this drug can be dramatic. My wife is a Hodgkin's survivor of 12 years so I've watched it in action. Glad we have an article about it.  :-) Stephen Ewen 14:51, 28 January 2008 (CST)