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What the maximum amount of steroids I can take per week?
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Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: It all depends
It all depends on the type of steroids you are taking and for what condition.
However, the most important element of steroid use is the time. The longer you take any steroid the more hazardous it becomes for your health.

In brief: It all depends
It all depends on the type of steroids you are taking and for what condition.
However, the most important element of steroid use is the time. The longer you take any steroid the more hazardous it becomes for your health.
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dr. Adam Bodian
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No max!
High dose intravenously: 3000mg over one week.
Oral high dose steroids rarely needed!

In brief: No max!
High dose intravenously: 3000mg over one week.
Oral high dose steroids rarely needed!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Varies
Dpends on condiotn, severity, and other options.
If you need to be on high dose steroids for more than a few weeks, steroid sparing drugs such as mathotrexate, cellcept, (mycophenolate mofetil) Plaquenil can be added to decrease steroid effects. Discuss with your doctor.

In brief: Varies
Dpends on condiotn, severity, and other options.
If you need to be on high dose steroids for more than a few weeks, steroid sparing drugs such as mathotrexate, cellcept, (mycophenolate mofetil) Plaquenil can be added to decrease steroid effects. Discuss with your doctor.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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