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A 22-year-old male asked:

Nephew 10 yr is given prednisolone 5 mg for asthma for 10 days:- 3 tablets trice for 5 day n then 3 tablets twice for other 5 days.. is this right ?

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Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Family practice : A short course of Prednisone is helpful for exacerbation of asthma the dose is proper for his age. He should also use his inhalers that he probably has been given already.

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Last updated Nov 14, 2015

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