What treatments will patients usually receive?
Patients generally receive a one- to five-day course of intravenous treatment with steroids. Following the treatments, you may be asked to take an oral form of a steroid called prednisone. Your nurse will give you a written schedule of when and how often to take the drug.
You may also be given a prescription for a medication to reduce stomach irritation.
From: Steroids for MS Flares
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