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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Thinning bones: Steroids can thin bones, raise your sugar and raise your blood pressure. I would avoid systemic steroids in psoriaisis.
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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Bad choice.: Steroids taken for long periods always have side effects. Also, they will invariable flare psoriasis upon withdrawal. There are many remitting agents, ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Side : Side effects from the use of steroid drugs such as Prednisolone are dependent on the amount of drug taken on a daily basis and for how long the drug h ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Steroid side effects: The side effects are many there is no point to elucidate them here. I would read the insert package that comes with your prescription the side effects ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
51 years experience Rheumatology
Bad: Prednisone causes infections, diabetes, thin skin, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, low potassium, muscle weakness. It is not usually used for psori ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
It is very effective: for symptom control but it is not a good idea lomg term because of the side effects
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Depends: Depends. Any use requires protective measures also be taken for side effects, including bone loss. The real issue is if steroids are needed. There are ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
A steroid medication: Prednisolone is a form of medication know as a steroid--the active metabolite of prednisone. Used similarly, both medications are useful in the treatm ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Steroid medicine: This is a brand of oral, anti-inflamatory,steroid medicine (prednisolone) often used in children that are not ready for tablets or capsules.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Steroid medicine: This is a brand of oral, anti-inflamatory,steroid medicine (prednisolone) often used in children that are not ready for tablets or capsules.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
An oral steroid: Pediapred (prednisolone) is a liquid oral steroid.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Drug interactions: Using the epocrates drug database i find no reported drug interactions betwen Cefdinir and prednisolone.
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