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How long after getting a flu shot can I take prednisone?

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endlessPred 4 Oct 2014

I am on constant prednisone. I get a flu shot even though my immune system is suppressed. You cannot get the nasal spray or be near anyone who has received the nasal spray. That one has a live virus and will give you the flu. The shot is dead virus and safe.

Prednisone stays in your system for a long time. Check with your doctor. Your dose and condition determine when and how much. Good luck.

4agirl 27 Aug 2015

The nasal spray is barely alive and cannot give you the flu.

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