Prednisone will not stop your itching
caused by excessive bile salt build up under your skin. Prednisone
is a corticosteroid hormone. Its main function is to decrease your immune systems response to various deseases to reduce symptoms such as swelling (new liver swells after transplant)and allergic type reactions. It is used to treat conditions such as arthritis, blood disorders, breathing problems, certain eye problems, certain cancers, immune system disorderss, and skin deseases.