AAAAI Allergy & Asthma Medication Guide

 

Last updated December 2013

 

Oral Corticosteroids

Generic Name

Brand Name

Dosage

Product Links (if available)

Cortisone Acetate

Generic

10 mg Tablet
25 mg Tablet

 

Dexamethasone

Generic

0.50 mg Tablet
0.75 mg Tablet
1.00 mg Tablet
1.50 mg Tablet
2.00 mg Tablet
4.00 mg Tablet
6.00 mg Tablet
4 mg/mL solution

Generic Dexamethasone Package Insert

Hydrocortisone

Cortef
Generic

10mg/5 mL Suspension
5 mg Tablets
10 mg Tablets
20 mg Tablets

Cortef Website and Package Insert

Methylprednisolone

Generic
Medrol

4 gm Tablets
8 mg Tablets
16 mg Tablets
24 mg Tablets
32 mg Tablets

Medrol Website and Package Insert

Prednisolone

  • Several generic forms
  • Orapred
  • Prelone

15 mg/5 mL solution

 

 

Pediapred

5 mg/ 5 mL solution

 

Orapred ODT

10, 15 and 30 mg orally disintegrating tablets

Orapred ODT Website

Prednisone

Various generic preparations

Tablets come as 1, 2.5, 5, 10 and 20 mg

Oral Solution is 5mg/ 5 mL

 

 

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