What is the corticosteroid treatment regimen commonly used in the treatment of anaphylaxis?

Updated: May 16, 2018
  • Author: S Shahzad Mustafa, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Corticosteroid treatment is as follows:

  • Prednisone - Adults: 20-80 mg PO daily for 2-5 d; Children: 0.5-1 mg/kg PO daily for 2-5 d

  • Many other glucocorticoid preparations may be used.


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