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What type of steroid is used to treat pleurisy?
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Usually prednisone
When steroids are use the usual choice is oral prednisone.
Many physicians prefer using an injectable steroid because it's easy for the patient and doesn't cause stomach upset. However if the patient has problems with corticosteroids oral Prednisone can always be discontinued.

In brief: Usually prednisone
When steroids are use the usual choice is oral prednisone.
Many physicians prefer using an injectable steroid because it's easy for the patient and doesn't cause stomach upset. However if the patient has problems with corticosteroids oral Prednisone can always be discontinued.
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