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How long does it take for prednisone to relieve my lower back pain?

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Dr. Stephen Daquino
Sports Medicine
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In brief: It's pretty fast

Usually within the 1st day or two if its strong enough.
Some pain will not respond to prednisone. If it doesn't, talk to your doc about what the next step is. You may need more advanced testing to determine a cause.

In brief: It's pretty fast

Usually within the 1st day or two if its strong enough.
Some pain will not respond to prednisone. If it doesn't, talk to your doc about what the next step is. You may need more advanced testing to determine a cause.
Dr. Stephen Daquino
Dr. Stephen Daquino
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Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Upto 2 weeks

It usually takes upto 2 weeks to get feel the effects.
Most patients feel relief faster but i'd recommend giving it some time.

In brief: Upto 2 weeks

It usually takes upto 2 weeks to get feel the effects.
Most patients feel relief faster but i'd recommend giving it some time.
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
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