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Rockville, MD
A 45-year-old female asked:

Take 40mgs prednisone for 5 days, about 4 x a year, due to bronchitis/sinusitis. i can't use inhalers that make my heart race. is this much pred ok?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Prednisone dosage: If you take 40 mg total over 5 days the total is adequate
Last updated Apr 22, 2018

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