Prednisone like all other corticosteroid medications have significant side effects. These side effects can be classified as either long-term or short-term side effects.
Due to the awful side effects I tapered down to 30 myself. Well the prednisone did elevate the platlets somewhat but the risks far outweighed the.
But prednisone also has damaging, unwanted effects on the body. Diabetes can happen when prednisone —taken at certain dosages and over certain amounts of time—causes the liver to send out high levels of glucose (sugar) into the blood.