Prednisone Taper

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   Posted 2/26/2010 6:53 PM (GMT -7)   
I am on 20 mg. prednisone twice a day for a bronchitis Levaquin.only going to be on the pred for 10 days. would it still require a tapering schedule. i dont take pred very often. but it sure has helped my crohn's symptoms. bronchitis is getting better.
have a super weekend.
Diagnosed  Crohn's, 1998..Gangrene Small Bowel,1998..Ostomy Take Down,1999..TPN for 5 1/2 months..Adhesion Removal,1999..Abdominal Hernia Repair,2000..Kidney Artery Bypass,2001..Diabetes,,Sleep Apnea,,Silent Heart Attack,,Blocked Kidney Artery after the Bypass..Bulging Disks, Pinched Nerve..MEDS--,Purinethol,Folic Acid, Fish Oil,Humira,,Bentyl,Anamantle Cream,Cortifoam  .and many more. 25meds..

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   Posted 2/26/2010 8:47 PM (GMT -7)   
I'm glad it's helping Julie. I hope the taper goes easy.

I feel a whole lot more the way I do now than I did a little while ago.
Crohn's Dx April 2006. Pentasa and Entocort EC

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