He just started taking prednisone, Could this be what is causing it?
Perhaps. Generally people can itch at first but it ought to go away quickly because the immune system is slowing down. What exactly is he being treated for and what is the dose? Are you certain it is not related to his illness? Watch closely in case he is allergic to something.
- Prednisone Information for Consumers
- Prednisone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Prednisone (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 18 Feb 2010 • 2 answers
Posted 23 Sep 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 20 Sep 2011 • 3 answers
Posted 26 Jan 2016 • 0 answers
Posted 30 Apr 2017 • 1 answer