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Is It Okay To Take An Antibiotic With The Steroid Prednizone
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 : It depends on much steroid you take and for how long. Even high doses taken for short periods produce less weight gain than more modest doses taken over a long time. If you do gain weight, some of to is due to the steroid itself (not your fault) but some it can be due to increased hunger and eating (in your control). ...Read more
Can I take Megace (megestrol) Es and Prednisone 10mg, also a steroid, together? Are there any negative interactions?
Ok: If you use it for the right indications, then should be ok. There are no significant interactions between the two drugs. ...Read more
Why is it ok to take an inhaled sterile like advair everyday, but not a low dosage of prednisone everyday? Both are steroids, yet I presume that the advair is a very low dosage.
I can't take NSAIDs and have costochondritis. What is the best way to reduce inflammation without taking steroids, such as prednisone?
I was prescribed antibiotics & prednisone for a bug bite that caused an allergic reaction & became infected Do I absolutely have to take the steroids?
Is it safe to take one dose of a steroid (prednisone) when you are HIV positive and experiencing some unknown Illness? (I am undergoing testing from multiple specialists). ER is wanted me to take it.
Take 10 mg prednisone and a shot 8cc of methotrexate weekly. Have temporal arteritis trying to get off steroids any hope been diagnosed for five year?
How long does it take remicade (infliximab) to work on scleritis. I been on prednisone 20mg since jan.When i go to 15mg eye flares up. Will i ever get off steroid?
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