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Is there a max duration for taking 10mg of prednisone?
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Dr. Peter Corrado
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In brief: Prednisone limits
Oral Prednisone is a steroid and while there is no set maximum duration, most doctors will try to limit its use to the lowest dose and the shortest duration needed.
This will vary depending on the condition being treated and the patient's response. Longer duration and higher doses increase risk of side effects such as hypertension, stomach ulcers and osteoporosis to name a few.

In brief: Prednisone limits
Oral Prednisone is a steroid and while there is no set maximum duration, most doctors will try to limit its use to the lowest dose and the shortest duration needed.
This will vary depending on the condition being treated and the patient's response. Longer duration and higher doses increase risk of side effects such as hypertension, stomach ulcers and osteoporosis to name a few.
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