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Dr. Joshi Aditi
Specializes in General Practice
Medicine : Predisone is a type of steroidal medicine.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Prednisone: used for suppressing the immune system and inflammation.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Stress hormone: Your body makes a stress hormone very similar to Prednisone every day. A short course (5-7days) is often used to assist your hormone response as an a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Prednisone works by suppressing the immune system. By doing this it stabilizes the immune system if it is overactive. It also works as an anti-inflamm ... Read More
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Dr. Mila McManus
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Morning: Prednisone can affect your sleep, so best to take in the morning. Also, taking it in the morning will best mimick what the body's own production of s ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: There is no natural substitute for prednisone.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes and no: There are always side effects that need to be monitored. It is a valuable medication and has saved and kept alive many people. A lot of its toxic ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Prednisone: If you are 50 you have stopped growing and indeed likely shrinking in height. Prednisone may causes vertebral collapse if used for long time at high d ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many things: Prednisone is corticosteroid which treats many different problems such as allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lu ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience in Rheumatology
It depends: As with any medication, if it is prescribed by a physician to treat a particular illness or problem it is safe, as long as it is used as prescribed.
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