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What dose is safe for 160 lb. women, of Cortisone,

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What dose is safe for 160 lb. women, of Cortisone, Triamcinalone. How frequent can this woman receive 40mg in epidural delivery?

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I can`t take nsaids, or cortisone orally.

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The standard dose is 0.5 to 1 mg/kg/day.
Hence 40 mg can be given even daily if needed.
However, daily use more than 5 days can cause some side effects like weight gain, leg swelling etc.
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