... will it take to leave my system?
I was prescribed 20 mg prednisone tablets for 7 days for a rash. Today was my last dose. How long?
Question posted by Broadwayhat on 13 May 2015
Last updated on 9 June 2015 by coloresue
It was tapered from 3 tabs a day to 1 tab a day.Added 13 May 2015:
It was tapered from 3 tabs for 2 days, 2 tabs for 2 days, and 1 tab for 3 days.
The half-life of prednisone is 2-4 hours. Since you reached a steady state with the drug, it may take many more hours to leave your system, as much as 48 or more. Drinking extra water will speed the process somewhat.
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