Suggest treatment for side effects of Prednisone
Tapering should be ideally done in a 2 week period
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Its always better to get off the steroids in a 2 week taper as follows .
Day 1-30 mg--20 mg am,10mg pm.
Day 2-30 mg--20 mg am,10mg pm.
Day 3-30 mg--20 mg am,10mg pm.
Day 4-20 mg--10mg am,10mg pm.
Day 5-20 mg-10mg am,10mg pm.
Day 6-20 mg--10mg am,10mg pm.
Day 7- 10 mg--5mg am,5mg pm.
Day 8-10 mg--5mg am,5mg pm.
Day 9-10 mg--5 mg am,5mg pm.
Day 10-5 mg--2.5mg am,2.5mg pm.
Day 11-5 mg--2.5mg am,2.5 mg pm.
Day 12-2.5mg--2.5mg am only.
Day 13-2.5mg--2.5mg am only.
Day 14- half tablet of 2.5 mg am only.
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