A 42-year-old female asked:
Rec'd medrol dose pack for asthma flare-up yesterday. doses (24mg max) seem lower than what i've taken before (40mg prednisone). is medrol dose pack sufficient for asthma flare? traveling soon so want to be sure i get right treatment before leaving.
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Pulmonology 16 years experience
See below: Medrol is methylprednisolone, which is dosed different than prednisone. It should be sufficient to control an asthma flare. However, it depends on your other meds and how severe the flare is. I would make sure you are doing a peak flow meter daily. Also, have you noticed a decrease in the amount of rescue inhalers you are using since being on the medrol?
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