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Immunosuppression Questions

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Prednisone vs Prednisolone - What's the difference?

Is Xeljanz an immunosuppressant?

Does Tysabri suppress the immune system?

Does Gilenya suppress the immune system?

What happens when you stop taking Gilenya?

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

Is it safe to use ivermectin if I'm taking prednisone for asthma?

I'm in an asthma flare up (lots of coughing) so I started taking prednisone. Can I still take ivermectin with prednisone in case this is really Covid 19?

Polymyalgia Rheumatica - I am 51 and was diagnosed with PMR two years ago by an internal medicine...

... NP. The rheumatologist I have just started seeing says I am "too young" to have PMR, though I have all the debilitating symptoms and have been treated with Prednisone now for two years. He is weaning me off of the medication, but with each decrease my symptoms are worsening to the... 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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