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A 40-year-old female asked about a 26-year-old male:

Taking amoxicillin and doxy for pneumonia. is it ok to take prednisone as well ? i know it helped with my cough before ?

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Dr. Maria Rueda
Dermatology 29 years experience
Only if prescribed by your Doctor. If not, you’re putting yourself at risk for a gastrointestinal bleed, worsening the infection and side effects from the steroids.
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