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Posted 19 Feb 2014 by • 3 answers
I take 5 mg prednisone per day. This week the doctor has prescribed mega doses for a condition. My blood pressure is elevated. 166/90. I am 85 year old female
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 10 Feb 2016 by • 0 answers
I was told that I have DM back in 2003 then in 2012 I was told that I don't have DM but I do have PM. Been on pred and mtx since 2003. I feel healthy and for five months last summer I was off the meds. Then in December 2015 both of my ankles swelled and my feet became numb. I have regained ...
Prednisolone - I forgot to take my 4mg of predisolone this morning and have taken it late afternoon.
Posted 17 Aug 2015 by • 0 answers
... I feel light
M y husband is a Type 2 diabetic and has been on prednisone since 3/8/2013 for polymiositis starting
Posted 17 Jul 2013 by • 2 answers
... at 60mg daily for 6-8 wks, the gradualy decreased over 4-6 wks to 40mg daily,30mg daily,15mg daily, then now we are on 10mg daily... prednisone from what I hear effects your blood sugar correct? but how long does it stay in your system after to stop taking it?
Posted 13 Jan 2013 by • 8 answers
Just hoping that everyone got a shot who can do so. Anyone on prednisone or other auto immune inhibitor drugs had better have done so. Lung diseases including asthma. Stay well, my friends and be careful. Long live soap and water! lol.
Posted 15 Mar 2013 by • 1 answer
Initially 3 mos ago my internal med doc saw me for dull achey pain in both hips down to me knees. This started in both legs at the same time. My initial creatine Kinease level was 584. My doctor was puzzled because I am no meds that would elevate the creatine kinease level, had any body trauma, ...
Posted 16 Feb 2012 by • 8 answers
Hello. Been on prednisone for seven years. Lowest at 14 mg and highest at 80 mg. have a rare disease called polymyositis with interstitial lung disease. This disease does not stop flaring up so am tapering slowly and then back to 20 or 40mg and we start all over again. Have handled it well and ...
Posted 19 Feb 2012 by • 2 answers
Though I still walk around my home and use a wheeled walker with a seat for short distances, mostly to go shopping I need an electric cart, oxygen tank and someone to push the wheelchair when there is no cart cause not strong enough to push myself. Main problem is all these people who bump into ...
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