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Prednisone - Does prednisone Cause Edema in Ankles & Feet? Is it a concern?

Posted 31 Aug 2013 8 answers

My husband is taking a 10 day regime of 10 mg Prednisone and tapering off over a 10 day period. This is after being on Solumedrol IV in the hospital for an exacerbation of his COPD. He has only had the edema for 2 days.

I have been wondering about asking my pain doctor to prescribe an anti-depressant to help with pain?

Posted 3 Mar 2011 38 answers

I have tried Cymbalta but couldnt take it due to side effects of extreme edema in my hands, feet and face. I have tried Lyrica and gabapentin too but cant take either of those due to unpleasant side effects.I am wanting to find out if most of you who take an antidepressant/anticonvulsant think it... read more

What kind of specialist to see for weeping leg edema and cellulitis?

Posted 9 Sep 2013 3 answers

My cousin has weeping leg edema, very painful, and his internist diagnosed it as cellulitis - He is 79 yrs old with emphysema - and not improving on an antibiotic - Is there a specialist he can see for this condition

Why is Spironolactone not listed as an Anti-Androgen?

Posted 20 Jul 2013 4 answers

I've heard about this drug before and didn't realize until recently that it was the same as the drug most Transgendered individuals call simply "spiro." The feminizing effects of this drug are not listed here. As a MTF Transgenderist individual my self; that's how I... read more

Benzodiazepine withdrawal - Itching and leg edema normal?

Posted 23 Sep 2016 8 answers

My doctor started tapering me off of clonazepam 2 weeks ago. I had only been taking it about 6 months, .5mg 2x a day. He had me cut one of those doses in half only. I figured it wouldn't be a big deal, but oh my god, the symptoms. It's not anxiety, but a whole host of physical symptoms I... read more

Butrans patch and edema?

Posted 14 Apr 2012 14 answers

Has anyone who used the Butrans patch end up having leg edema so bad that they had to stop?? I was on the 20mg patch and after the second, seven day patch, my legs swelled so bad that I did not know what was happening. I was using tramadol with it. Went to the Dr. because I seriously thought my... read more

Lasix is causing cramps in arches of my feet... what should I do?

Posted 15 Nov 2009 5 answers

I have been taking Lasix for the last couple of months to combat the swelling in my feet and legs that other medications have caused. I take the corresponding amounts of potassium supplements needed to counter act a potassium deficiency, which water pills can cause. At 40mg a day I don't seem... read more

Should Lasix be taken on empty stomach or with food?

Posted 17 Dec 2017 4 answers

I am on 160mg a day of Lasix. Should it be taken on an empty stomach or with food? I have severe swelling of legs and feet!,

While taking lasix, should I drink a lot of water?

Posted 23 Apr 2016 1 answer

Is there anything that can be done to reverse the side effects after taking Levaquin?

Posted 11 Feb 2017 5 answers

Have trouble walking, itching all over the body, gastric parisis, loss of balance, cornea edema, loss of energy and depression.

Pregnancy - 38 weeks pregnant with severe edema (swelling) in feet and legs and ankles?

Posted 4 Jul 2012 1 answer

Does anyone have any remedies that really work? (besides elevating feet and avoiding salt and staying hydrated..) I have been really ill with upper respritory type illness for over week and a half now, so me lying down and elevating (or even sitting and elevating) feet just isn't a very long... read more

How long does Phen take to show results???

Posted 18 Jun 2014 1 answer

I am currently 5'4 and 206lbs, and rx'ed Phentermine Hcl 37.5 to help with my weight loss. I already take 40 mg of Lasix, so I know I am not carrying any additional water weight, but I was wondering if it takes a few days to get in my system and begin working? Has anybody experienced this... read more

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