I want to start tapering off Prednisone-can I do so?

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bdavis07
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   Posted 1/30/2017 4:17 PM (GMT -7)   
I've been on prednisone for two weeks at 30mg but it's not actually helping me and I don't like being on this drug anyway. I was wondering, can I start tapering now and if so, how slowly must I do so?? I'm only 18 so I really do not have any desire to be on this awful drug

(My set prescription was: 30mg for 4 weeks, 20mg for 4 weeks and then 10mg for 4 weeks, i want to discontinue my dose ASAP)

Kappa1911
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   Posted 4/21/2017 12:21 AM (GMT -7)   
No, follow the taper. The withdrawal side effects are terrible and can lead to death.
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