Yes, it can be taken long-term but it also causes some pretty huge long-term side effects. Some people are willing to risk that due to their pain levels. I suggest you research the topic online - there are support groups that discuss the results of long-term usage. Adrenal insufficiency, immunodeficiency, blood sugar/diabetes issues, etc. are all common side effects with long-term usage.
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