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Small Prednisone Question

My allergist at one point gave me a script for 30 pills of 5mg prednisone. He told me that if I was having issues, I could try doing just two days of it instead of a week, etc. Is it okay to do that? I took some about two weeks ago for allergies (two 5mg pills, then 1 the second day). I now have a bad cold and swelling in my throat (and I am living with a pet I'm allergic to (out of my control)). I'm thinking that it is probably just this kind of situation that he was talking about and why I was given such a large prescription.

Thoughts?
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757137 tn?1347200053
Please check the side effects of prednisone, which can be very serious. For me they were dreadful.
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prednisones have very uncureable side effects but if its first time so I think its not so danger but your doctor knows your condition well,but you should not be dependent on these pills
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Avatar m tn
Neither of you even asked me about my history.

I use prednisone at least twice a year. This is a single dose pack that I have split up over the course of a month or two at this point. Low 5mg dosage.
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Avatar m tn
That has nothing to do with my question at all.
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