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A 22-year-old male patient has been living with Crohn's disease for several years and is experiencing an exacerbation of symptoms. The nurse should anticipate the use of what corticosteroid?
A)Oral fludrocortisone (Florinef)
B)Topical hydrocortisone
C)Oral dexamethasone (Decadron)
D)Oral prednisone
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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In moderate Crohn's disease, oral prednisone, 40 mg daily, is usually given until symptoms subside. The other listed corticosteroids are not normally used in the treatment of IBD.

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