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Having palpitationa and sweating. Does it cause any side effect if prednisone is stopped?

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Will there be a side effect if i stop prednisone on 2nd day.. (First day 24 mg, second is 20) im having palpitationa and sweating
Posted Thu, 31 Oct 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No possible side effects

Detailed Answer:

Since you are on day 2 on predisone, there is no harm in stopping the medicine cold XXXXXXX It will have no side effects.

You can stop the drug prednisone anytime when the course is for less than a week. When the medicine course exceeds more than a week, slow tapering would be required.

In your case, you can stop the medicine abruptly in view of the side effects of palpitations and sweating that you are facing.

However, I suggest you to let your doctor know about this, before you proceed further.

Hope it is clear to you.


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