Flu shot - okay with Prednisone?

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   Posted 10/3/2007 6:39 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi -
I was reading the flu shot topic and thought I'd start a new one because this is a little off.  Is it okay to get a flu vaccine while you are flaring and on Prednisone???
40 yrs - diagnosed with UC 11 years ago


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   Posted 10/3/2007 6:57 PM (GMT -7)   
Yes -- most definitely! It was highly recommended while I was on Pred, and now that I'm on Remi......I make sure to never miss the shot!

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   Posted 10/3/2007 7:09 PM (GMT -7)   

Thanks so much!  I thought I had read you can't when you are steroids...I will call my doctor to schedule tomorrow!



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