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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in 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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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in 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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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience in 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 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in 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 36-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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
An oral steroid: Pediapred (prednisolone) is a liquid oral steroid.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Drug interactions: Using the epocrates drug database i find no reported drug interactions betwen Cefdinir and prednisolone.
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