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Can you use small doses of prednisone for a week, go off for two weeks and then repeat?

I wake up coughing/wheezing with mucous in my lungs? Symbicort/Advair only give marginal relief. Only time I feel ok is when using prednisone. I've been trying to do this with a week to 10 days ...

Posted 5 Oct 2013 5 answers

Prednisone is to be taken 2 tablets 4 times a day with food?

Does it matter if I take it: 9 am / 1pm / 5pm / 9pm ?? Does it have to be spaced further apart? Its being given to reduce inflammation in colon due to microscopic collitis.

Posted 7 Aug 2013 3 answers

Why take Levetiracetam,Hydroxychloride,lisinoprol,Mycophenolate Prednisone,Amitriptyline what is wr?

... take Levetiracetam,Hydroxychloride,lisinoprol,Mycophenolate Prednisone,Amitriptyline what is wrong? Disease, preparing for heart transplant, many things??

Posted 12 Dec 2013 1 answer

My 76 year old mother started on prednisone for swelling in her lower legs. After taking just 1 pill

... she became very confussed and was up all night thinking people were in her house, telling my father she had to pay bills and do laundry. Today she took another pill and is still very confused. ...

Posted 6 Nov 2013 3 answers

Nauseated from shingles medications?

I have severe shingles and I'm severely nauseas and have a horrendous taste in my mouth why?I almost want to die from this. I am on acyclovir,prednisone,percocet,and Neurontin and I had a shot ...

Posted 3 Nov 2013 3 answers

What is the difference in taking prednisone vs decadron for an inflammatory Crohn's disease?

I have had crohns disease for many years and now newly diagnosed with MM and on treatment with Velcade, experienced a severe crohns flare up and dr started me on prednisone with taper down. Still ...

Posted 18 Nov 2013 1 answer

Am on prednisone 5mg 3 times aday polyfibromyalgia on 3 days now and sugar went up to 235 without?

... eating much. Called Dr and she put me on pen insulin to take when sugar goes up to 200 3 units and 8 when it goes over 300 the pen is new to me .said to stay on oral meds am on Januvia 100mgs and ...

Posted 29 Nov 2013 1 answer

Spironolactone - would this be safe and effective to treat swelling and acne from Prednisone?

I am experiencing severe water retention from a Prednisone prescription. Would it... be safe (and effective) to take Spironolactone to reduce the swelling and minimize the potential for acne that ...

Posted 24 Nov 2013 2 answers

Does prednisone cause organ damage?

I was talking with a friend I hadn't spoken with for a while. She told me she was taking prednisone , a bell went off in my head, when my pain issues began over 15-17 yrs ago the Dr gave me ...

Posted 10 Oct 2013 4 answers

Prednisone insomnia?

Hey everyone, I started Prednisone last night at 50mg for 24 hours. Took my first dose at 7pm, and it kept me up all night. I would like to reset the dosing time to a.m. hours, so I was thinking of ...

Posted 13 Nov 2013 1 answer

Is it normal for your skin to shed when put on prednisone for a bad excema rash?

I was put on prednisone for a bad rash which I had on my body and my skin is shedding like on my face and ears.

Posted 9 Nov 2013 1 answer

I was wondering if Prednisone could help clear up an acute case of acne?

I know that taking Prednisone for the long term is dangerous. I just wondered if it could help if taken for a short period of time and how long it would take before I see results.

Posted 28 Apr 2012 5 answers

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