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Old 06-10-2008, 01:36 PM   #1
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Prednisone tapering question

I've been on 10mg per day for the past six days. I'm wondering what other people do to taper from this dose. I can't remember if my dr. said to do 7.5 or 5 today (I have 5mg scored pills) I'd rather go down to the 5mg so I can be off of this stuff soon.


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Old 06-10-2008, 01:44 PM   #2
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Re: Prednisone tapering question

I've read that if it's under ten days or so, no tapering is necessary. I did six days of 40 mgs recently without tapering. But you posted that you are extraordinarily sensitive to it. That suggests to me that you should really talk to your doctor directly or go only to 7.5.

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