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Is giving prednisone to a 15 month old child safe to do?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

When given in recommended amounts for the right reason it is not only safe,it is the standard of care for many problems.
Prednisone mimics a natural stress hormone made by the body.That's why we studied it and found out how to use it.

In brief: Depends

When given in recommended amounts for the right reason it is not only safe,it is the standard of care for many problems.
Prednisone mimics a natural stress hormone made by the body.That's why we studied it and found out how to use it.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Prednisone is well tolerated by children.
Moreover, short course of treatment does not require tapering.

In brief: Yes

Prednisone is well tolerated by children.
Moreover, short course of treatment does not require tapering.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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