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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Prednisone (Definition)

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


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I started prednisone this morning (2 ten mg tablets) and I suffered a HUGE panic attack a few hours ago, shaking, trembling, racing heart, blurred vi?

I started prednisone this morning (2 ten mg tablets) and I suffered a HUGE panic attack a few hours ago, shaking, trembling, racing heart, blurred vi?

Talk to your doc: This may or may not be related to prednisone. But prednisone can really precipitate anxiety or exacerbate underlying anxiety issues. So please talk to your prescribing doctor about this event. ...Read more

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Can i take 50 mg tramadol & 25 mg phenegren tablet together? Also i'm starting prednisone today. Can i mix all 3?

Can i take  50 mg tramadol &  25 mg phenegren tablet together? Also i'm starting prednisone today. Can i mix all 3?

Synergistic : If the ultram makes you tired the Phenergan will increase that sensation. The Prednisone will actually tend to make you more awake. The combination is unpredictable but at the dosage you have listed would be safe. I would recommend taking the Prednisone with food to keep from having an upset stomach. Always disclose all medicines you are taking to each of your physicians. ...Read more

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Doc has had me on prednisone 20mg for 10 days. Tomorrow is last day. Just one tablet a day. Fine that doc isn't tapering the 20mg? For asthma.

Doc has had me on prednisone 20mg for 10 days. Tomorrow is last day. Just one tablet a day. Fine that doc isn't tapering the 20mg? For asthma.

Depends: Short bursts of prednisone are often given in this manner and don't require tapering.Bursts do not unsettle your system enough to require tapering, though your asthma control might.The final decision should be made by the prescribing physician who knows your history and exam and will follow your progress. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take four 25mg prednisone at one time direction say 2 tablet twice day?

Is it ok to take four 25mg  prednisone  at one time direction say 2 tablet twice day?

In theory, yes.: In general, it doesn't matter whether you take Prednisone all at once or in divided doses. However, 100 mg is a fairly high dose and side effects are going to be more likely. The answer right way to take it may differ depending on the illness being treated, the size of the patient, or other medical issues involved. I recommend checking with your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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How many hours are two tablets of 20mg prednisone active in the body for?

How many hours are two tablets of 20mg prednisone active in the body for?

24 hours: In general, Prednisone has effects that last for 24 hours. Some physicians choose to divide the daily dose into twice daily dosing to space out side effects such as increase activity, trouble sleeping, increased appetite, muscle aches, joint pains etc. And other physicians will dose it once daily if it is for a short course. ...Read more

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I was to take 3 tablets of prednisone 1x a day for 4 days, but i took 1 tablet 3 times a day, will this make a difference?

Prednisone: Probably not. But, at this point the steroid has worked or it hasn't. I assume you got no relief of your symptoms if you have to ask this question. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Deltasone (Definition)

Deltasone is a corticosteroid which is a kind of ...Read more