My doctor seems to have tried almost everything for my unexplained burning muscle/back pain from Evalvil to Valium to Lyrica to Ultram and he doesnt want to get me onto the cycle of Narcotic pain pills which im sure many will think is a good thing as alot of drs just want to give people pills and get them out but im really tired of suffering and at this point i would rather just take some narcotic pain relivers for some relief instead of trying all these different pills and none seem to have any effect. The latest drug i have been tried on today is a SAID which is called prednisone at 50mg each morning for a week and so far it hasent helped at all. I have tried NSAIDs before and im wondering if its a waste of time? Im really at a loss as to what to do next i feel hopeless and as if nobody cares that im in pain.
17 Nov 2010
Prednisone is an amazing drug and given your medical history well worth trying.
Prednisone is part of a class of drugs known as corticosteroids, and is similar to cortisol, a steroid the body produces in the adrenal gland. It reduces inflammation in the body, which is why it is helpful in treating diseases characterized by inflammation and pain. It often works quickly to reduce the inflammation and other symptoms of most diseases.
Fingers crossed it will work for you.
20 Nov 2010
Prednisone is a great medication to help with pain when there is also inflamation involved. I would consider asking your doctor for something that you can take, even if it is a narcotic, when the pain gets to bad and you can't stand it anymore. Narcotics are safe medications when they are taken as directed and not abused. I am not thinking, and I may be wrong, that is what your intention is. Doctors are skecptical because so many people fake pain just to get narcotics. Have a good honest conversation with your doctor and let him/her know what is going on. Good Luck. I hope you start to feel a lot better soon.
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