Drug Formulary information is intended for use by healthcare professionals. It is not intended to be medical advice. Some of the information, including information about funding for cancer drugs, does not apply to all patients. Cancer treatment plans are unique to each patient. If you are a patient, please speak with your healthcare team to understand how this information applies to you.
Patient Info Sheet
What it is used for
- Prednisone is a corticosteroid (acts like a hormone the body normally makes, called cortisol).
- Prednisone is used to treat many conditions. This information sheet is about its use as cancer treatment, where it is usually given along with other anticancer medications as part of a treatment regimen.