A 35-year-old female asked:
Is 60mg of prednisone a day for 4wks then taper after that really bad? i have small fiber neuropathy. i weigh 144 and i'm 5'5 so scared
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A Verified Doctoranswered
See details: You keep basically asking the same question. If you do not treat the neuropathy it may progress and the problems may become permanent. Therefore, the risks of Prednisone are outweighed by the benefits. Discuss the issue and possible chronic therapies other than Prednisone with the neurologist.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2014
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