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A 36-year-old female asked:

stopped taking prednisone yesterday. haven't taken any thing else except for tropol. now my chest is tight, and bp125/79. hr 92 at rest.

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Indication?: What was the original indication for taking prednisone? Asthma or copd? If the answer is yes, you may be stopping it too soon and when you do stop it, a taper might be more reasonable. Your vital signs are normal but that doesn't mean much.

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Last updated Apr 5, 2014

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