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How long does it take for Predisone to work on Poison Ivy?

Posted 13 Jun 2010 by KAB11 1 answer

I have a 'contact dermatitus' rash that appears to be from Poison Ivy (no idea when I was in poison ivy so not really sure what it is). I developed a fairly severe reaction/ rash and went to urgent care (swelling face as well as large rash area). I was prescribed predisone, and given a ...

Is there an over-the-counter or holistic supplement comparable to Prednisone?

Posted 29 Dec 2012 by Alice K 2 answers

I have had contact dermatitis on and off for over 40 years. It mainly affects my hands and I have kept it in check with over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream. There have been a few times when I needed Prednisone to get it under control. Since moving in with my son four years ago, I have been having ...

Is this dosage too high or extreme for my sons age and weight?

Posted 24 Mar 2012 by Buddy4 2 answers

My 15 year old (102 lb) was prescribed 15 days of prednisone for poison ivy, starting with a 40 mg a day dosage. 20mg in the morning and 20mg at night. for five days. Second five days he is at 20 mg a day, 10mg in the morning and 10mg at night, then third and last five days, one 10 mg pill once a ...

If Prednisone inhibits or slows healing, why do I heal so well when taking it?

Posted 1 Apr 2012 by mhvk 2 answers

I have a severe skin issue that so far has only been diagnosed as "eczema". The cause has not been found, and so neither has a cure. I am often prescribed Prednisone short-term. The doctors tell me "Now you'll stop itching, but your existing wounds will take longer to ...

Can I take prednisone with supplements, diagnosed with poison ivy?

Posted 26 May 2012 by cawmom 4 answers

I am taking 40 mg of prednisone for 5 days and then 20 mg for five days-10 day treatment. I also take CO-Q10 (200 mg), Vitamin C (500-1,000 mg), D-3 (2,000 mg), Probiotics and enzymes, B-12 (500 mg), Omega 3 (1,000 mg) Flax seed meal/oil, Vitamin E (400 units) Multi vitamin (organic) Red Yeast ...

Has anyone been on Lexapro and Prednisone at the same time? I had a high ANA titer and they?

Posted 16 Jan 2016 by blaaccypher 4 answers

Started me on the Prednisone as a precaution pretty high dose. I have been on it before for two years but not with Lexapro. Please help!!!

Can ketoconazole cream 2% be used for possible poison ivy or poison oak?

Posted 5 Jul 2014 by nancy skidmore 2 answers

can this cream be used to dry up poison ivy or poison oak? How many times a day can this be used?

I encountered poison ivy and was prescribed 20 mg of prednisone for seven days and a refill for?

Posted 8 Jun 2011 by zachary10 1 answer

seven more days. This was to be taken one per day with food. In the past when I've gotten poison ivy, I was given the card with several tablets to be taken four or five pills the first day with food and decrease the number of tablets as the days progressed. This time the druggist indicated ...

I've had a rash for over 2 months and it's getting worse?

Posted 26 Oct 2015 by krissy4798 2 answers

I've had a rash for over 2 months now. It looks like very tiny red raised bumps all over, and they are very itchy. At first they were all over my legs, but after seeing a doctor and being prescribed prednisone it went away and I felt so relieved. Unfortunately, a few days after I finished my ...

Can fluocinonide be used to treat poison ivy?

Posted 11 Sep 2009 by pbbucco 1 answer

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