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What are the side effects of stopping prednisone?
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Dr. Michael Ekizian
Internal Medicine
In brief: May need taper
As steroids may cause suppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, withdrawal and discontinuation of a corticosteroid, such as prednisone, should be done slowly and carefully to prevent adrenal insufficiency.

In brief: May need taper
As steroids may cause suppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, withdrawal and discontinuation of a corticosteroid, such as prednisone, should be done slowly and carefully to prevent adrenal insufficiency.
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