You have to decrease it slowly. The biggest thing is if you will have any increase in the pr symptoms. If you drop it too fast, the you can have some problems with the adrenal glands that cause symptoms. A dr generally takes you down very slowly when you've been on it a while.
- Prednisone Information for Consumers
- Prednisone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Prednisone (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 29 Dec 2010 • 8 answers
I have just started taking prednisone for polymyalgia rheumatica. 20 mg per day for thirty days and?
Posted 17 Aug 2011 • 2 answers
Posted 23 Aug 2012 • 4 answers
Posted 4 Feb 2013 • 4 answers
Posted 16 days ago • 2 answers