How to quit steroids and what are the effects?

May need to taper. This depends on how long you have been on corticosteroids. If it is more than about three weeks you have to taper which means slowly drop the dose. This is very much dependent on the reason corticosteroids are being used. Sometimes it takes almost a year for the body to be able to make the appropriate amount of corticosteroids again. The body can generate its own corticosteroid, but returns slowl.

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How do I quit steroids and what are the effects of quitting?

Under supervision. Effects hopefully include good health and you learned a little. Consult your physician tomorrow. Read more...
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