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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Little problems....: I routinely use the equivalent of 1200mg in one dose for sle flares and/or vasculitis, when I use 200mg of IV Dexamethasone given 3x per week. This w... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ben Pradhan
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 23 years experience
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
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Lots: However conventional wisdom is that if you haven't gotten enough relief with one Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack, unlikely its better to give mo... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
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
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
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
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Danger: The infection can spread like wildfire. Steroids suppress the immune system, so infectious that normally would not be serious can become very dangerou... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
If unsure...: You should double check with the prescribing doctor, your child's pediatrician, or even the pharmacist who dispensed the prednisolone. A standard dos... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Migraine treatment: There are many good medications for migraine treatment. Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Today effective management of migraine ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheoanswered
Rheumatology 15 years experience
Powerful hormone: Side effects from steroids are mostly related to the duration of treatment although the amount is also important. 30mg a day is a good amount. With lo... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Steroid side effects: Actually, some people have to take steroids lifelong. Prednisolone is a hormone in the cortisone family, and cortisone is required for life. If the ad... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Probably not: Prednisolone is a liquid form of prednisone. The typical dose is 2 mg/kg per day. Since a kg is 2.2 pounds, a 10 mg dose should be appropriate for mos... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Not much: Theyare pretty equivalent used for the same thing.Prednisone is converted to Prednisolone by the liver. I find that there are more preparations with P... Read More

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