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Is there a 1mg Prednisolone tablet?

My only experience thus far is steroids in a 5mg or 2.5mg format but after advice from Rheumatologist that I should move from 10mg to 9mg and then in 1mg steps I assume there is a 1mg tablet? Please can someone confirm so I can place a shipping order on my next repeat prescription? Thanks!

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Yep, there most certainly is. White uncoated, just right for cutting in half should you need to at lower doses!

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Thanks for swift reassurance! When I first tried to order 2.5mg I was rebuffed by GP through receptionist that there was no such measure. So I wanted to be prepared this time around. Thanks again!

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In US, 1 mg. Tabs are available. Good luck.

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There certainly is in the UK. Never sure about the US though I see Purplecrow says there is. Loads of people claim they can't get it.

There isn't an enteric-coated version - not cost effective they claim.

Don't waste your time asking GPs and even less the receptionists - ask the pharmacist, not the counter staff either. They are the fount of all wisdom when it comes to drugs...

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Thanks!

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Yes, they are definitely available in the US, as that's what I'm using.

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Over the last five years, I seem to have accumulated a stockpile of 1mg tablets. I'm hoping that it won't be long before I'll be free of them.

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They're available in Canada.

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I get 5mg and 1mg uncoated tablets in UK. I am hoping I can get 2mg so I can reduce to 9mg (5 + 2x2mg)

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Mmmmm....not thought there might be a 2mg (because there is a 2.5mg) I was planning to use a 5mg and 4x1mg when I go down to 9mg in January.

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Hi DevonMichael,

I'm seeing the specialist in Bath for the first time on Monday, I will ask him.

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Yes. Am currently taking 8mg one day and 9mg the next then 8mg for a month then 7/8 and so on etc. This consists of 1×8mg + 4 or 5 x 1mg. Tiny white which I,d never be able to cut in half without a microscope!

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Meant one times five mg above

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Thanks! It appears the 1mg is the currency around low doseage levels.

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Yes there a 1mg tablet and my monthly prescription is shared between 5mg and 1 mg. Good luck.

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