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Regarding singers hoarseness. I...

Regarding singers hoarseness. I know about the 40mg 3 hours before the show dosage. Is there a smaller dosage that can be taken over a period of weeks or days before the performance?

Doctor's Assistant: The Doctor will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Doctor can help you best.

Singing performance coming up Feb 26 and March 18. Two rehearsals per week. Finding myself a bit hoarse after rehearsals and need a good voice for the shows. I am doing vocal care etc.. but was wondering about prednisone as I mentioned above

Doctor's Assistant: Is there anything else the Doctor should be aware of?

No. I am healthy with no contra-indications to steroid use ( I am an MD )

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I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.

I am sorry that your question was unanswered for long.

Yes you can take 10 mg once a day or 5 mg twice a day; starting 5-7 days before the performance.

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