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Immunosuppression Questions

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Prednisone vs Prednisolone - What's the difference?

What happens when you stop taking Gilenya?

Does Gilenya suppress the immune system?

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.

If I have to take 10 mg of prednisone for the rest of my life, what can I do to help my body?

I get severe flares. I've had them for years but over the past year I had two flares per month. Finally, the doctors told me, it is safer for me to stay on a low constant dose, than going up and down. I tried 5 mg. And within a week got a flare. The flares feel like I got run over by a bus!!... read more

Do either hydroxychol/Plaquenil put you at risk for greater immunosuppression problems?

My husband has been taking Plaquenil (generic hydroxychloroquine) for almost 2 yrs., under a rheumatologist's care. He has Sjogren's Syndrome. He became very ill, and was diagnosed w/ viral meningial encephalitis. We were much later told that the Plaquenil had "lowered his tolerance... read more

How long does immunosupression from solu-medrol last after cesation?

Hi, I have MS and i just finished an my first IV course of 1g for 3days of methylprednisolone for a flare. My question is, how long does it take for my immune system to return to normal after this? For example, i know i need to avoid possible infection sources, but... for how long after these 3... read more

Plan B-lower left sharp pain abdominal pain 6 hours after taking it?

How concerned should I be? My husband and I had a mishap with a condom last night and I took a plan b about 12 hours later. I have felt fine all day except for some anger, I'm on Prednisone and other meds due to a MS diagnosis, and anxiety. I have a history of ovarian cysts but also... read more

Can prednisolone affect the immune system?

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