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A 61-year-old female asked:

I was on 50mg prednisone for 5 days.have bronchial asthma.recurring, am travelling. have 100 5 mg tabs.flare up now can i take 25mg for 5 d then reduce?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Asthma: Yes you can cut your Prednisone dose to 25 mg for 5 days. If you are still wheezing you can cut to 12.5 mg for 5 days.
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