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Can I take prednisone for the flareups of emphysema?

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You said it would not harm organs to take an occasional predniscone for my occasional flareups of emphezema -- would it be okay to take one 10mg. about twice a month?
Posted Tue, 19 Nov 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Yogesh D 9 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It would be okay to take prednisone twice a month.

Detailed Answer:
Hello Mrs. XXXX,

Thank you for getting back to me with your followup question.

Yes, it would be okay to take Prednisone 10 mg twice a month for the flareups of emphysema. Nothing to worry.

Please continue with the medication when ever you need it urgently.

Wishing you good health.

Warm regards
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