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Cani take prednisone for my asthma?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine
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In brief: You can

But most typically it is used to treat flares.
In general the side effects of long term prednisone use are outweighed by the benefits. Especially as there are so many other options to manage asthma with far better side effect profiles.

In brief: You can

But most typically it is used to treat flares.
In general the side effects of long term prednisone use are outweighed by the benefits. Especially as there are so many other options to manage asthma with far better side effect profiles.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Dr. Stephen Southard
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe

Prednisone is one of many possible treatments for asthma.
Many asthmatics take an inhaled version for daily maintenance, which decreases total body exposure to steroid side effects by putting the drug at the site of need. When used, it is best under the supervision of a physician.

In brief: Maybe

Prednisone is one of many possible treatments for asthma.
Many asthmatics take an inhaled version for daily maintenance, which decreases total body exposure to steroid side effects by putting the drug at the site of need. When used, it is best under the supervision of a physician.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Karen Butler
Prednisone may offer an immediate help in an arrack. But of course it to comes with risks and side effects. So be cautious
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