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What Dose Of Prednisone Is Considered For Immunosuppression
Does hashimoto's thyroiditis cause immunosuppression? Can prednisone cause latent TB to become active in a patient with chronic sinusitis?
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
Varies: The dose of Prednisone varies with the severity of the inflammatory p roblem. Many conditions can be successfully treated with small doses but life-threatening problems may require very large amounts of steroids. The goal is always to use the least amount of Prednisone for the shortest possible time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On day 5 of 7 of prednisone (going 7654321-per day)..Very fidgety will ride it out...When will this nervousness go away-after last dose?
Restlessness is: Considered a short-term side effect of Prednisone and should stop shortly. It likely has some dose-dependent property to this side effect, and you are almost done. The half-life of Prednisone is 1 hour, so it is out of your system 5 hours after taking it. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was wondering is there away to take prednisone at the amount I was told to help me breathe easier and then maintained on a lower dose?
Why might I be getting foggy, confused, & in an almost disoriented state at times when tapering my prednisone dose below 6 mg? Been on almost 1 yr.
Adrenal insuff: Hi, how long have you been on Prednisone? What is the average dose you were taking in last year? You might have a condition called 2/2 Adrenal insufficiency due to suppression of Adrenal glad due to chronic use of Prednison. you might need slower and longer tapering. Talk to an Endocrine doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I was given prednisone for laryingitis
of a dose of 5 mg twice a day. Will I have any side effects? I need to complete the course of 5 days. Worried
Extra energy, a bit: Cranky and hungry maybe, but otherwise you should be fine. This is a small dose for only a few days. ...Read more
Our immune systems are complex, with defense functions against external threats and internal functions that define us as unique individuals. Therapeutic medications to control diseases of overactivity of the immune system (like lupus) or to prevent rejection of transplanted organs we want to trick the body into considering "self" have consequences caused by unwanted ...Read more
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