Los Angeles, CA
A 19-year-old male asked:
Have been asked to take prednisolone for a couple of days for a cough, inflammation, and such. what are the potential side affects? is this the right approach to treat my symptoms?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Corticosteroids: Short term taking of corticosteroid medication(a week) is usually no problem for nondiabetics. I reserve corticosteroid medication in respiratory tract infection for patients who have complications of wheezing.but they have been prescribed as add ons in cases of community acquired pneumonia by some physicians.
131 viewsAnswered Oct 20, 2019
Last updated Oct 20, 2019
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