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Can I switch from taking prednisolone to prednisona alonga

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Can I switch from taking prednisolone to prednisona alonga safely?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 11 months ago.

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What is your current dose of prednisolone?

How long have you been taking it?

Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I have Crohn's disease. Currently on 40mg prednisolone prescribed from the UK to treat a flare up. But I'm in Spain and have ran out of steroids. Is prednisona Alonga a safe replacement?
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 11 months ago.

Yes. It should be the same medicine.

That being said, the composition of the various same drug presentations may vary from one country to another so you should ask the pharmacist to make sure that it is equivalent.

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