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Can i take ten 1mg prednisone tablets for my 10 mg prednisone daily? (i know it equals 10 mg, but will it really have same effect as two 5mg or 1 10mg
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was prescribed 4 20mg prednisone tablets, for four days. How long will the drug remain in my system.
1 - 2 days: 1 - 2 days after your last dose. ...Read more
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
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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