My order says 30 mg. twice a day. I am diabetic and my blood sugar goes up after I take it. My doctor is aware, he told me to adjust my Novalog to maybe an additional 5 units. I took 15 mg. this a.m. and 20 mg. this p.m. My b.s. went up very high tonight, so I am going to take only 15 mg. tomorrow. I am only to take it for 5 days.
You really should follow your doctors orders.
The dose range for prednisone is:
For oral dosage forms (oral solution, syrup, tablets):
* Adults and teenagers: 5 to 200 milligrams (mg) every one or two days, as a single dose or divided into several doses.
- Prednisone Information for Consumers
- Prednisone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Prednisone (detailed)
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