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Proper way to reduce prednisone dosage?

Posted 27 Feb 2014 2 answers

How long after taking prednisone for 8 weeks can I take nsaids safely for dental pain?

I took 40mg 30mg 20mg 10mg each dose for 2 weeks for mild ulcerative collitis

Posted 8 Mar 2014 1 answer

My 72 yr old mom is on prednisone for 10 days can she have anger issues due to the prednisone?

She has copd and gets lung infections easily. She has been on prednisone in the past and had side effects moon face, hungry. She's also had some anger issues while on it but nothing as bad as ...

Posted 19 Feb 2014 4 answers

Is skin biopsy helpful for diagnosing vitiligo after taking prednisone?

I have been taking prednisone 8 my off and on for last six months Now is skin biopsy helpful for diagnosing vitiligo? Age 40 yr Leukoderma generalised for 6 mth now

Posted 5 Mar 2014 1 answer

After recent visit to ER I rec'd a prescription fo Prednisone 20 mg tab. What can I expect?

My prescription says to take the 20 mg Prednisone tab 3 times a day for 5 days. I've heard all kinds of horror stories about steriod therapy I am kinda scared about taking this drug. Is it safe ...

Posted 21 Feb 2011 3 answers

I fell very anxious on my prednisone , will it help me to take 1 clonazepam .5 mg?

I am taking prednisone for a hives flare up, just for a few more days, I am very anxious and it's unbearable... can I safely take a clonaepam .5 mg , very mild, to ease this .

Posted 6 Mar 2014 1 answer

Giant Cell Arteritis - how to deal with prednisone side effects?

I've been treated for giant cell with prednisone for 3 months. Every time I try to taper, my blood work spikes and I'm back up on 50 mg of prednisone again. I have found ways to cope with ...

Posted 28 Feb 2014 1 answer

Can hand tremors be related to/side effect of Prednisone use?

66yo male taking Prednisone for dx of "acute RA". Was initially thought to have a viral infection that caused a "relative arthritis". Dr now feels its a type of RA that ...

Posted 1 Sep 2012 5 answers

I took 40 mgs of prednisone today and bp went up to 176/97?

pharmacist told me that bp can rise from the prednisone took 40mgs today as prescribed by urgent care. how long before bp goes back down. the reason for the prednisone is for copd and mild case of ...

Posted 9 Feb 2014 3 answers

Should prednisone be used if one has parkinsons?

Prednisone was ordered for a sciatica problem,and since taking it I've noticed more frozen spellls

Posted 5 Feb 2014 1 answer

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 4 answers

How long do you have to wait to use Prednisone again?

Hello to all. New to the group. About every six months or so I need to do a "Prednisone taper" for my nasal polyps. I take 60mg each day for one week, then taper off to 40 for a couple of ...

Posted 7 Feb 2014 2 answers

I suffer from feet and leg cramps since starting prednisone is this common?

This started about two weeks after starting the drug. The first time I took prednisone which was 5 years ago they gave me quinine but they say it has not been able to be prescribed for a long time. ...

Posted 29 Dec 2010 5 answers

Clindamycin - is a persisting rash and itching life threatening?

have taken prednisone and still have rash and itch a week later, will this go away

Posted 14 Feb 2014 2 answers

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