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What is Prednisone?
Prednisone is a corticosteroid. Corticosteroids are anti-inflammatory medications that are used to treat a wide range of different conditions and health problems including arthritis, asthma, and severe allergies. By reducing inflammation, swelling, and redness prednisone treats many painful and debilitating symptoms of these conditions. You can buy prednisone online by getting a prescription from a licensed doctor.
What Does Prednisone Do?
Prednisone is a steroid drug that lowers the activity of the immune system. To do this it replaces natural steroids produced by the body to alter the way the immune system works for the duration that it’s being taken. This can alleviate certain immune-related symptoms including inflammation and swelling.
Do You Need a Prescription To Buy Prednisone?
Yes, you need a prescription to buy prednisone. You cannot buy prednisone over the counter, it must be prescribed by a licensed doctor. At PlushCare, a licensed doctor can write you a prescription for prednisone pills. Once you have your prescription, you can pick up and buy prednisone at a local pharmacy.
How to Buy Prednisone Online
You can buy Prednisone online through telehealth. If you think that you need prednisone pills, or need a refill of your prescription, you can have a consultation with a doctor over the phone or online, and get a prednisone prescription electronically sent to your pharmacy. PlushCare’s highly trained doctors commonly prescribe prednisone online and are standing by to help.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Prednisone Prescribed For?
Prednisone is a corticosteroid that is used to treat conditions including:
- Breathing problems such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Skin diseases
- Some cancers (as part of chemotherapy)
- Certain eye problems
- Immune system deficiencies
- Blood disorders
Most of these conditions cause the immune system to react and produce swelling and inflammation, which can lead to pain, rashes, and other unpleasant symptoms. Corticosteroids work by reducing the immune system’s reaction to the disease process, thus limiting swelling and other allergic-type reactions such as itching and redness.
How Do You Take Prednisone?
Prednisone is available in different forms, including tablets, intramuscular injections, and eye drops. It is most commonly taken by mouth. It is usually advised that prednisone pills should be taken with a full glass of water and with something to eat to help reduce the risk of an upset stomach. Prednisone is also available as a liquid for people who might have trouble taking tablets.
How Long Will I Take Prednisone For?
The dose of prednisone is variable and depends on why you are taking it, how long you have been taking it for, and whether you have any other health problems. It is really important to take the correct prednisone dosage as recommended by your doctor – you should measure out this dose really carefully, particularly if taking the liquid formulation. If you are only taking one dose a day, it is usually advised to do this early in the morning, ideally before 9am.
How Long Can You Take Prednisone Safely?
Prednisone is often prescribed as a reducing-dose regime, and there will be a schedule provided for how to take it. It is very important to take it exactly as prescribed. Your doctor will prescribe the prednisone dosage and length of your treatment based on your condition and response to treatment so far. You should always take the full course of treatment – if you stop before the end of the prescribed duration, then your condition may get worse.
What Are the Side Effects of Prednisone?
Minor side effects of Prednisone include:
- Weakness and tiredness
- Minor weight loss
- Weight gain
- Muscle pain
- Trouble sleeping
- Increased sweating
If you notice any of these symptoms, it is important to let your doctor know. If the symptoms are severe, the doctor may advise you to reduce the dose of prednisone that you have been taking.
Can You Buy Prednisone Over the Counter?
You cannot buy prednisone over the counter. You need a prescription from a licensed doctor in order to buy prednisone pills. You can set an appointment with PlushCare’s doctors to buy prednisone online. The average appointment takes just 15 minutes and you can leave with a prescription that’s right for you.
How Much Does Prednisone Cost Out of Pocket?
If you want to buy prednisone pills, the cost will vary based on your insurance plan and your prescribed prednisone dosage. Without insurance, prednisone costs approximately $17 for a bottle of 100 2.5mg oral tablets.
Where Can I Buy Prednisone Online?
If you think a prednisone prescription is right for you and want to buy prednisone online, you’re in the right place. PlushCare gives you access to a network of world-class online doctors. You can book an appointment and meet with a doctor to go over your medical history and symptoms. If the doctor thinks prednisone pills can help you, they will have a prescription electronically sent to your local pharmacy, where you can buy prednisone at your convenience.
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