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How long between 2 courses of prednisone 6day courses? was told 3-5 days off before starting 2nd 6 day course

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Reason: The reason the medication may be prescribed this way is to attempt to reduce side effects such as elevated blood pressure.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
No fixed interval: Follow your treating physician’s advise. Such treatment usually depends on what is been treated and your response. Agree that such spacing is to minimize the various adverse effects of prolonged steroid therapy

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