What If I Take Prednisone 20mg For Only 5 Days

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adam Says:


i'm 33, male and was in the er for heat exposure and inhalation injury. how long will the side effects last and what other side effects might i expect?



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Verwon Says:

Hello, Adam! How are you?

The typical side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, acne, fluid retention, nervousness and insomnia.

It may take a couple weeks for them all to go away.

Is there anything else I can help with?

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Roy Says:

Being on prednisone for only 5 days should not cause any side affects, if so they should go away when you finish taking it.

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Jaimie Says:
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That's not true, Roy. One can have side effects from Prednisone and other steroids after taking one dose. Just an fyi.

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Noel Says:

My asthma specialist prescrided a huge dose of prednisolne 100mg for 3 days 75,50,25 all for 3 days. He calls it a clearing dose os my lungs get very blocked not from mucus but just tighten.nerves or anxiety can do this tk me.im now having troble breathing and as my specialist recently passed due to melanoma i was wondering if i can take this dose 12 days out from an enduring event

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