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1 1/2 weeks on prednisone (severe symptoms)?

Posted 7 May 2017 by Larendunj 0 answers

I took prednisone for bells palsy for roughly a week and a half. 5 or so days after my last dose I started experiencing weird issues. First I noticed my entire body had tremors, and then later that night i started getting muscle spasms all over my body. As of right now I feel tired and very weak, ...

New Drug approvals? Can they help me too? Duchenne MD only?

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by mcdanielann29 0 answers

I have Limb Girdle MD and most of the new meds being approved are for Duchenne MD. It is a horrible disease for children and I am so glad they are working towards a cure. Maybe there is a silver lining to our dreary clouds of existence. Thanks

I have been on Norvasc 10 mg1xfor over a year for high bp alongwith 50mg Metoprolol 2x?

Posted 24 Dec 2015 by bikerljd 1 answer

My problem is fatigue an muscle weakness want to get off Norvasc. Is there a similar BP med I could mention to DR .I also have an issue with new med causing me low blood sodium Lisiniprol dropped my sodium down to 122 norm is 135-145. Was in ER. I'm taking fludrocortisone for the hyponatremia. ...

Do I need to go to the gp?

Posted 15 Jun 2015 by kitkatk 1 answer

Hi. I am a five foot zero teen weighing nine stone. Have pain down in lower back, on the right hand side, going down the top of the butt and through the outer thigh. Gets worse when walking or sitting for an extended period. Also have pain on the outer sides of my knee, particularly when going down ...

Zanaflex or Tizanidine: Anyone get over the extreme fatigue and depression caused by it?

Posted 28 Mar 2014 by sara12345 5 answers

How much time did it take for the bad side effects to go away? Baclofen has caused me to have extreme muscle weakness and some fatigue. I've been taking it for a year, so no getting used to Baclofen. The doctor had me gradually switch to Zanaflex. Only taking half of each one, I have ...

What can an MRI/MRA show given my symptoms?

Posted 22 Dec 2014 by sara12345 3 answers

Will it only show a stroke or TIA? For the past 11 days, I have dizziness, weak neck muscles causing my head to drop forward, extreme weakness and exhaustion. Cannot be upright for more than 30 minutes at a time. Can only raise my left arm as high as my eyes. But I was having trouble with raising ...

Has anyone had a pain doctor tell them they won't try anything else if you refuse a stimulator?

Posted 11 Jun 2013 by smileyzz 2 answers

I just got home from the pain clinic where my pain doctor told me that if I wouldn't try the nerve stimulator that what he had given me for pain meds is all he is going to do. It really feels like he is trying to bully me into it. I cried all the way home because I have so much pain and seems ...

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