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can i detox from taking corticoids ?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Not necessary: There is no detox necessary from corticosteroid medications. If you have been on them for a long time, then it is important that you taper them gradually and not stop suddenly , which can cause illness. Talk to your doctor about this.

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