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how long for prednisolone to start working

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Until expiration : Prednisone is a very inexpensive drug. Keep it until it expires and then replace it. It's not worth taking medications of questonable potency.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Depends on the dose: At normal doses, side effects should appear very slowly, over the course of months. At higher doses, the side effects can be almost immediate.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
It depends.: The botlle should list an expiration date; if it doesn't, call the pharmacy that filled that prescription and they can look it up in their system.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Dependence: Weight gain, acne, glaucoma, osteoporosis...And many others. The package insert with your medicine describes these in detail. Your pharmacist or dr. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Why???: It works rapidly, but more importantly why is your three year old taking such a powerful drug.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
It depends.: The botlle should list an expiration date; if it doesn't, call the pharmacy that filled that prescription and they can look it up in their system.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
A couple of weeks: But some, such as osteoporosis, can be permanent.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Read the expiration: Please look at the bottle for the expiration date; do not use them beyond the expiration date.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Steroid treatment: The treatment of nephrotic syndrome in adults using steroids (s) is usually for 12-20 weeks. The n response to s is variable, depending on the renal d ... Read More
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Dr. Ben Pradhan
22 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Usually not much: Short term steroids usually don't have a lot of side effects unless you are diabetic (can raise your blood sugar level). Long term use (weeks to month ... Read More
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