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Prednisone 'Taper'
Mar 15, 2008
... I guess that a normal prednisone taper would vary according to the symptoms and medical history of the patient. I was on a pred taper in February following an asthma flare up caused by a respiratory infection. My taper consisted of 40 mg for two days, 35 mg for 2 days, 30 for 2 days, etc. ... (11 replies)
Prednisone 'Taper'
Mar 15, 2008
... A prednisone taper means that each day you decrease your dose by a tiny amount, usually half a pill or 2.5mg. ... (11 replies)
Prednisone 'Taper'
Mar 15, 2008
... Is this normally indicated in someone that had bronchitis that caused an asthma flare? ... (11 replies)

... I'm so sorry that you are still having difficulty. Advair can be rough sometimes. It made me hoarse for awhile but I seem to have adjusted to it. I also take flonase, as well as zyrtec, protonix, zyflo cr and things still seem to come along and cause me problems. ... (12 replies)
... You say you're taking Claritin. Have you tried Claritin-D? It's helped me tremendously, and that decongestant may be what you need. (12 replies)
... I'm just beginning to taper down the prednisone to 20 mgm for 3 days and then I stop. I wonder how I will be when I'm completely off this medication. ... (12 replies)
... this is scaring me more than I thought, so I looked for a message board like this just to vent a bit. Thanks for listening. ... (4 replies)
... I have had asthma since I was a kid. I had a few older teen years when it seemed to 'go away...' but in the last two years it has reared it's ugly head once more. ... (7 replies)
... twice per day, use the Sinulair, use my Albuterol about every 4 hours. I also fill my standing prescription for a heavy duty Prednisone taper. If it gets worse or isn't working, I'll go back to the doctor or seek emergency care. ... (1 replies)
... I just wanted to second that an action plan can be really helpful, ask your dr for one, and add that normally you aren't supposed to take any more than one puff of advair twice a day, instead you would need to go to the higher dose. ... (13 replies)
... I am a 49 year old woman who was told that I have asthma only in the last 2 years. The first time was after having bronchitis. ... (3 replies)
... as does prednisone, so that by using mtx the patient can then reduce the steroid dosage. The literature out there is pretty mixed on this, there are few studies for asthma where it is truly successful. ... (7 replies)
... So this all starts a year and a half ago when I was "diagnosed" with asthma via experimenting with inhaled steroids to see if it "cured" a chronic cough and wheezing. ... (13 replies)
... wow those last two replies REALLY gave me hope! I do definitely think my lungs were better than average before I was diagnosed. I just finished a 3 week Prednisone taper a week ago and went right back to feeling awful after... hate Prednisone but boy it sure made me feel kinda human again. I'm not sure I said this... ... (13 replies)
Prednisone 'Taper'
Mar 15, 2008
... I have had bronchitis for a week and it has made my asthma 'flare'. My Dr. prescribed 40mg for 3 days, 20 mg for 3 days and then 10mg for 3 days. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for the great responses earlier this year. Just wanted to provide an update. ... (23 replies)
... I have a flareup I tend to be more hypersensitive and have more flareups. When I'm in a bad cycle, it does wear me out. At these times I am usually prescribed a prednisone taper as well as my usual daily meds. Sometimes during a bad attack I wind up in the ER , where I also receive a steroid shot and breathing treatments. ... (6 replies)
... afternoon. After my worst attack, I just stayed home and rested for a couple days, and did some work from home when I felt up to it. ... (2 replies)
... azithromycin for 5 days. In early May was the start of my flare up so I was on another 5 days of prednisone and azithromycin. My asthma still wasn't really better after I was done the medication. My family doctor put me on the maximum amount of medications. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks a lot Sue430. That was very helpful. I was hoping that my journey to controlled Asthma would be shorter, but I can't really speed up time or expect my docs to figure out what works for me faster... ... (27 replies)




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