... quickly is a safe way to drop off?
Ive been on 10mg prednisone for about 4-5 weeks and the last week or so I am weaning off. How?
Added 22 Mar 2011:
I forgot to mention that I was taking 3 pills (30mg) a day and am weaning off now. Also what could happen if you drop off to fast?
This much can vary significantly for patient to patient depending on how much, how long, and how quickly.
Some people will have nothing happen - Others can die.
It is known as adrenal insufficiency and a severe life threatening kind is Acute Adrenal Crisis.
You should speak with a doctor about weaning off. Each MD has their own method but it may take several weeks. It may only take one depending on what they think.
Brian PharmD Candidate
- Prednisone Information for Consumers
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