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prednisone and hiv

Jan 17, 2006

My family Dr. is putting me on prednisone for my asthma, the dose is 5,5,4,4,3,3,2,2,1,1(10 days)(10mg pills) and i am wondering if its ok to take that i am hiv+,if am real healthy and am curently not on any meds for my hiv

Response from Dr. Young

Yes, short-term, low-dose prednisone is ok to use with HIV. I have a number of patients with asthma who receive just this type of therapy. BY

Pml Survivor 5 years
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