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Posted 7 Aug 2013 by • 4 answers
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.
Just started taking prednisolone 20mg/day. Having cataract op in 2 days and worried in so much pain?
Posted 3 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
... won't be able to keep still for 25+ mins. Paracetamol doesn't touch the spot. What else can I buy over the counter to get me though the day? Thanks!
Posted 6 Oct 2016 by • 1 answer
I have been on Prednisone for 2.5 months. I started at 60 mg per day, and am now down to 50. My moon face and swollen neck started almost immediately, up to the point where I now look into the mirror and feel like there is a completely different person staring back at me. I got very little acne and ...
Posted 29 Nov 2016 by • 1 answer
I started using prednisone for a month now and the weight gain was a nightmare i went from 185 muscle to 242 water weight and fat. I take prednisone for lupus thats affect my kidneys also pimples and stretch marks riddle my body is this something that'll go away I'm 18 years old and ...
Posted 16 Jan 2016 by • 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!!!
Posted 19 Jun 2016 by • 0 answers
I am 62, and hypersensitive to the air pollutants at the big box store where I work. I take allergy shots, advair 2x's day, singular, flonase, have inhalers, ect. But still there is so much drainage down my throat that I can barely speak at times. I don't take allergy pills because it ...
Posted 10 Aug 2016 by • 1 answer
I was diagnosed a month ago through a biopsy of an ulcer inside my mouth. I really need support and information. Can any of you share advice especially on treatment options? I have been on prednisone already and it made me cranky and not sleep. Now I have the option of starting Dapsone which I ...
Posted 1 Jul 2016 by • 0 answers
i have prednsolone acne . .i want to cure it , ,so which drugs t ll the bet to use??
If I have to take 10 mg of prednisone for the rest of my Life, what can I do to help my body with i?
Posted 17 Oct 2015 by • 3 answers
I get severe flares. I've had them for years but over the past year I had two flares per month. Finally, the Dr.s 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!! The ...
I was on Prednisone for 12 1/2 years. I started on 80 mg for a couple of days and then tapered down?
Posted 12 Jun 2016 by • 0 answers
... to 60 mg. I was on that for about a week and went to 40 mg. I was on 40 mg a day for years. It took 12 years to taper down. I had Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis. I started in Nov. 1992 and quit in July 2005. I'm experiencing osteoarthritis and lower back pain without injury. My bone ...
Posted 19 Apr 2016 by • 0 answers
BK Virus most susceptible up to 5 years out. Lowering of immunosupression helps fight BK Virus. Symptoms are sub-clinical and cancer drug "vismodegib" causes all symptoms. I am on lowest dose of cyclosporine (main side affect - gout), azathioprine (increases susceptibility to basil and ...
Posted 20 Dec 2009 by • 1 answer
Posted 23 Nov 2013 by • 1 answer
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 ...
Posted 9 Nov 2015 by • 1 answer
I am now 17, but back when I was 11 I was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis. For my first round of chemotherapy, I was prescribed with 60mg per day of prednisone for 6 or so weeks. I had the typical weight gain even on chemotherapy, and other side effects. I am curious about the long ...
Posted 2 Aug 2010 by • 1 answer
My husband has been taking Plaquinil (generic hydroxychloroquin) 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 Plaquinil had "lowered his tolerance ...
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