Any solutions for sleeplessness while taking prednisone? It's 3 o'clock in the am and still wide awake, and once I fall asleep then I can't get up untill noon the next day. Anybody got an answer that doesn't involved MORE drugs? Have tried all the normal getting up early, no naps, dark room, no noise etc. I know that fibro causes fatigue, but it's like I'm not getting quality sleep even when I do fall asleep.
9 Jun 2010
Unfortunately the only way this may change is to get off the Prednisone. I went through the the same thing on Prednisone, thank God I was only on it for a short time. I know getting off the prednisone is not an option for some people so you may want to ask the doctor if there is another drug that would help you so you can sleep. Just tell the doctor you cannot sleep and see if there is a substitute for the Prednisone and let the doctor know you don't want another drug just for sleep, see if they will change it not add another. I don't blame you for not wanting more drugs, doctors pass out too many at once as it is. Good luck and let me know how it goes, marjorie zych
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