Oral Prednisone is a very powerful steroid that has been undoubtedly overused through the years.
Warnings about side effects are well-take
n and appropriate.
That being said, used judiciously, and occasionally, it
has a place in the management of asthma.
At times oral prednisone can mean the difference between life and death.
I would use it
tle as possible, and only when absolutely posit