Is it safe to go off prednisone after just taking it for 3 days - 50mg for 2 days and 40mg 3rd day?
- 24 Jul 2020 by davideus85
- 28 July 2020
Yes. For that amount of time you will be ok. I take it that it wasn't prescribed this way. Normally they prescribed a taper starting with 50 or 60 mg then tapering down dosages every 3 days until the end. Or they prescribe a burst, which is 50 mg for 5 days.
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