... days. I have MS doc wants me to take this instead of iv steroids is this prudent
I think you had better call the doctor. I think it should read 5 mg prednisone tablets not 50. Call the pharmacy as well to have them check your prescription. 80mg per day is the most I have had and only in a hospital setting being monitored. I really think this is an error.
This is extraordinarily high the way you state it and could cause major organ and heart problems. You do have to taper down, again for the same reason.
Please check immediately and hold off taking these. If you have done this and you are feeling a racing heart, muscle spasms or anything different, including disorientation or dizziness get to an ER.
Please let me know what you find. I believe your well being depends upon this. Karen
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