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Steroid tablets

Short courses of oral prednisolone tablets will be used to treat flare ups (exacerbations) of COPD along with antibiotics if needed, usually for 7 to 14 days. The prescribed dose of tablets are taken preferably in the morning, after breakfast. Side effects include fluid retention, indigestion, increased appetite and sleeplessness. As part of a self […]