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Posted 7 Aug 2013 by bsure • 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.
Posted 29 Nov 2016 by Dreadwing • 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 6 Oct 2016 by Fenix2016 • 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 19 Jun 2016 by starlina1 • 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 justkelseythefairy • 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 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!!!
Posted 1 Jul 2016 by hijja • 0 answers
i have prednsolone acne . .i want to cure it , ,so which drugs t ll the bet to use??
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 rdafan • 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 ...
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 Beanbuzz • 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 ...
Posted 19 Apr 2016 by david kraft • 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 9 Nov 2015 by sjdigi • 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 23 Nov 2013 by cosmokaz • 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 20 Dec 2009 by sunnyday1965 • 1 answer
Posted 2 Aug 2010 by cjmorr06 • 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 ...
Posted 17 Mar 2014 by abcshirdi • 2 answers
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