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Eczema, prednisone 50mg - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   i was prescribed 10 mg tablets of prednisone 50mg a day for 5 days
Doctor :  
User :   i lost the paper that came with the medicine and i was wondering if i was suppose to take 5 pills all at once in the morning?
Doctor :  
for what
User :   eczema
User :   i think the doctor said it was for the inflammation
Doctor :  
prednisolone is normally given in atapering dose
Doctor :  
like 3 tablet today and tomo 2 tablet
Doctor :  
and then 1 tab
Doctor :  
if he had asked you to come back after 5 days
Doctor :  
for dose reduction then
Doctor :  
it can be for each day 5 tab
Doctor :  
so it depends again on the sign
Doctor :  
and severity
User :   how do you suggest i take these then? on the bottle it says "take 5 tablets (50mg) by mouth every day for t days"
User :   and is prednisone safe to take?
Doctor :  
in eczema it is to be taken
Doctor :  
and do you have it all over the body

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