Inflammatory Conditions Questions
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I have been on prednisone 3 times this summer. Close together and longer periods each time. This last time I stayed on for about 8 weeks before final weaning. I had severe gastric issues this time and depression , which I have Had but WAS UNDER CONTROL . It made my acid reflux unbearable. Nausea,... read more
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.
My prescription says to take the 20 mg Prednisone tab 3 times a day for 5 days. I've heard all kinds of horror stories about steriod therapy I am kinda scared about taking this drug. Is it safe to take this for 5 days straight and then just stopped taking it?? The reason I'm taking it in... read more
I have been taking this medication for several months and I do not notice any improvement.
... now (8:00P.M.) TO START RELIEVING MY PAIN
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
How long does it take once you stop Prednisone for the side effects to go away? I feel like I've been hit by a truck. It's a very strange pain that I have in my hips, my shoulders, and my neck. I am borderline nauseous and lightheaded. It's been 5 days off the drug.
I've used this medication successfully for a number of years. But now it is no longer working for me. I'm on the highest allowed dosage (15mg) so cannot increase dosage. Has anyone else found they need something stronger - and if so, what did you take please?