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Medrol for 7 days then stopping it without tapering?

May 27 2016 at 7:37 AM
Suz  (no login)

 
Does anyone's clinic do this, have them take medrol 16 mg for 7 days starting 6 days before transfer? Without tapering just stop it? thought it had to be tapered to be safe to stop. I see a lot of clinics use 4 days but mine is saying 7 days.

 
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thats fine

July 4 2016, 5:02 PM 

Many docs use it that way. It's safe for that little time not to do a taper. It's called a Medrol pack and many docs give it to patients who have illness that needs steroid. I just took a seven day pack for a URI. No taper needed for such a short amt of time.
My doc gave me prednisone for 10 weeks when I conceived with no taper. Go ahead and use it without worrying.
Good luck

 
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