Side effects of taking prednisone?

Yes. Chronic high dose steroid adminstration is an animal model for accelerated again: osteoporosis, thin skin, loss or muscle on the extremities, weight gain on the middle, diabetes, ashd, increased blood pressure, cataracts, thinning hair, etc. I believe they should be used only as low dose as possible for the shortest period possible. Streroids save many lives when used properly.

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Can you tell me about side effects while taking prednisone?

Steroids are safe... ...especially when taken for a short period of time. Common adverse effects include mood swings, increased appetitie , increased water retention and weight gain. Most patients tolerate them reasonably well though. Read more...