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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Prednisone: The use of corticosteroids in bronchitis may be problematic, and is a clinical judgement call by the doctor seeing you. It can cause your flushed face ... Read More

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Rebound effect: Steroids are very powerful , helpful and sometimes life saving medications . They are difficult medications with lots of side effect . When you come ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajnish Jaiswal
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Steroids are safe...: ...especially when taken for a short period of time. Common adverse effects include mood swings, increased appetitie , increased water retention and ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Deltasone (prednisone): See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/deltasone-side-effects.html
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Long list: weight gain, mood swings, increased risk for diabetes as well as osteoporosis, avascular necrosis, glaucoma , cataracts, insomnia, increas ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
NO : The only way to reduce the side effects of prednisone is to take the least amount possible and still be effective in controlling the disease process. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajnish Jaiswal
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Steroids are safe...: ...especially when taken for a short period of time. Common adverse effects include mood swings, increased appetitie , increased water retention and ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neal Birnbaum
51 years experience Rheumatology
Very few: Short courses of Prednisone or Medrol (methylprednisolone) are commonly used for a a variety of conditions like acute gout, poison oak, and allergic r ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Mid mixtures: Prednisone can awaken and excite and increase appetite and elevate glucose. Nyquil is drying and slightly sedating. Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm is dryi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends on the amount taken and the length of time it is continued. Common effects include weight gain, bruisability and infection risk. There are ... Read More

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