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How Long Should It Take Prednisone To Start Taking Effect
It depends: It depends what condition you are using it to treat and it also depends on the dose of the drug used. It usually is very effective within 24-48 hours. ...Read more
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
Depends on the Vacci: There are many vaccines and most of them are given in a series to achieve the protective antibody level.Once the series are completed then antibody titer has been achived.Other vaccines which are given in single shots like meningicoccal, influnza etc takes few days to give the immunity and it varies from vaccine to vaccine. ...Read more
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Time to effect: It will take app. 1-2 weeks to start working. ...Read more
5 days: 1/2 life is 1 day, 5 half life's to clear. Assuming you are a normal metabolier 5 days would pretty much do it. ...Read more
Are you asking: How long you need to take for a specific condition or are you asking how to taper off it. What is the condition being treated? Please clarify and re-ask. Thank you. ...Read more
A few days.: Most of the time the medication starts to work within a few days. However it frequently takes several weeks before you will see or feel and effect. It frequently depends on what the original levels were before the medication was started. Aalk to your doctor if you're concerned about this. ...Read more
How long does it take for antibiotics to start taking effect/start curring you? (On average, how many days?)
Prob 3 hours: Pharmokokinetics suggest that the drug has a peak plasma level of 3 hours after undergoing absorption in GI tract. This would suggest that it is active at that point (where drug levels achieve highest levels in blood). It is shortly eliminated after that. If you are wondering this as to why you are not responding - that is another thing .. e.g. viral infection and not bacterial, resistance etc ...Read more
How long does it take for diazepam to start being effective ? After taking tablet how long does take for sedative effect to come on ?
A week: I would give it a week.Get a more detailed answer ›
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