I take Prednisone 40 mg for 4 days when my back pain becomes severe, and I feel great for a few days, then I feel like I've been run over by a truck.
9 Jul 2010
DeeDee; If your Dr. told you to take Prednisone that way,in that amt. get a new Dr. That one's lost his marbles. You can't take that much prednisone for any amt. of time , and just stop, or you'll feel like "you got run over by a truck"L.O.L... ALWAYS ,taper off any amt. of prednisone, is a safe [if a little overdone] rule of thumb, but you'll always feel better. prednisone sux,& is hard to take. Sacosam
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