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Myasthenia Gravis

What is predinsone given to you for

09/19/2007

Question:

what is predinsone used for? what does it do?

Answer:

Prednisone is a medicine than blunts the immune system responses. Since MG is caused by an overactive immune reaction, this medicine usually helps control the disease.

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Response by:

John G Quinlan, MD John G Quinlan, MD
Professor of Neurology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati