I have an ear infection in both ears and I have high blood pressure. My doctor prescribed Carvedilol for the HBP and Sterapred DS (Prednisone) for the ear infection. After reading about Sterapred this seems like the exact opposite of what I should be taking to clear up my ear infection. Calls to my doctor office have gone un-returned for 2 days. I'll take the Carvedilol, but do not want to take a steriod to clear up an infection if it's the wrong thing to do.