Prednisone Onset Period Statistics

The onset period for the effects of prednisone typically ranges from a few hours to a few days after administration.

Statistic 1

"Prednisone is an anti-inflammatory drug that is used in 18.83% of arthritis cases."

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Statistic 2

"Approximately 1.2% of the general population uses prednisone."

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Statistic 3

"The maximum concentration of prednisone in blood plasma occurs in 1 to 2 hours."

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Statistic 4

"Approximately 70% of the prednisone dose is excreted in the urine in the form of metabolites."

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Statistic 5

"Orally administered prednisone is absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and becomes detectable in the blood within an hour."

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Statistic 6

"More than 94% of a dose of prednisone is excreted within 96 hours."

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Statistic 7

"After short-term use, acute withdrawal symptoms often do not occur; it typically only happens with long-term use (more than one month of use)."

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Statistic 8

"Thirty-three percent of patients experienced at least one side effect from long-term prednisone use."

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Statistic 9

"It was found that prednisone has an average clearance of 0.575 L/hr/kg in healthy adults."

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