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Is it safe to take prednisolone 5mg that i bought over the counter for the first time without asking my doctor i bought it for my asthma?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: If it is really that drug it is safe and effective when used in a treatment program under the guidance of a physician. Improper use can cause cataracts, mess with your immune system, & delay proper treatment.

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Last updated Dec 3, 2017

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