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Has anyone been on Lexapro and Prednisone at the same time? I had a high ANA titer and they?

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!!!

Secondary inflammation issues & other weird stuff caused by crohns?

Posted 5 Oct 2009 by Lucky-girl 7 answers

I've tried every med from remicade to humira to imuran to flag, I'm now thinking best option is surgery again(28 first surg) but having more probs managing & getting dr help with 2ndary symptoms ie: joint pain, back pain, skin infections, dry eyes, gum & tooth infections etc also ...

Sarcoidosis - Is the Methotrexate better than Prednisone, which one give better results?

Posted 9 Feb 2011 by smartel27 3 answers

I been on Prednisones for a little over 3 years and the side effects are not good so my Doctor wants to start me on the Methotrexate with the folic acid and fosomax now i have these Meds in my Possesion but Iam little leary about taking these Meds because of the side effects that the prednisones ...

Pyoderma Gangrenosum - once I have a lesion, will I keep getting them?

Posted 16 May 2011 by pgnewbie 3 answers

I have a new diagnosis of PG. Lots of questions. Once you have a lesion will I keep getting them? My docs don't know much but think I also have Sarcoidosis. Another rare autoimmune. Anybody got advice?

Does prednisone cause lightheadedness?

Posted 18 Oct 2014 by GreenLizard 1 answer

Been on low dose prednisone for 5 years for sarcoidosis in lungs. Doctors can't figure out what causes intermittent lightheadedness (not dizzy). I have passed every heart, brain, ENT, PFT, vascular study, and blood test. O2 is always ok on oximeter. I call it prednipoison cause of rapid ...

What are side effects of methotrexate?

Posted 28 Sep 2018 by KarenWild 1 answer

I have been diagnosed with sarcoidosis affecting my lungs. 6 month course of prednisone was unsuccessful long term. My doctor has recommended methotrexate as the next course of treatment. I have read the official side effects but what can I reasonably expect?

Benign Essential Tremor - I started taking 60mg prednisone 2 months ago. They dropped it to 40 1?

Posted 12 Nov 2010 by angel3773 3 answers

... month ago. I notice my left arm and hand trembling and hand shaking. Is this part of the decrease in the meds?

Gout attacks using Prednisone for outbreaks, should I use a daily med?

Posted 12 Feb 2011 by Bad Brad 1 answer

I was diagnosis with Leukemia after a biopsy it was found to be Sarcoidosis the doctor wanted to put me on Prednisone but I elected to do nothing because I was not having any serious issues other than reduction in breathing. Last year I had an attack of Gout (painful) caused by arthritis in my toe, ...

Hi every1. My gf just got diagnosed with sarcoidosis after 2 different biopsies came back neg for?

Posted 17 Aug 2012 by lynikins 3 answers

... cancer. She had stage 3 breast cancer in 2010 and they thought this was a recurrance. Thank goodness it wasn't. What type of doctor should we be looking for? Her onocologist is forwarding her records to her pcp but after that, we are lost. Thanks in advance for any help you can give us

Are there specific drugs that cause neuropathy?

Posted 1 Apr 2015 by Ej21244 2 answers

I have sarcoidosis and was prescribed remicade briefly. Since discontinuing this drug, I have acquired neuropathy. Is there a correlation between this drug, or any others, that may have contributed to my neuropathy?

Help paying for remicade drug cost?

Posted 22 Jun 2011 by nikki new 1 answer

was taking remicade and doing great.My insurance changed and I could no longer get it. this has been the only drug that helped me.

Sarcoidosis - I am experiencing uncontrollable muscle/nerve tremors?

Posted 23 Mar 2012 by pastoramanda 1 answer

have sarcoidosis and being treated with 2.5mg predisone and 200mg hydroxychlor. could this be just a side effect of the meds or could it be my sarcoid acting up and spreading?

Pulmonary Hypertension - Hi, I just joined this group and I'm so glad I found you guys, it helps?

Posted 2 Sep 2013 by Susan873 2 answers

... talking to people who are in the same situation as you are. I have had sarcoidosis for about 19 yrs and as a result I was diagnosed with secondary ph in 2010. I'm on revatio and was on atacand but now just started taking norvasac. I'm just glad I have someone to talk to now

I have been advised to take 60 mgs prednisone for sarcoidosis, possibly for life. Am very reluctant?

Posted 21 Feb 2015 by Larry Thomson 1 answer

... to go down this track as apparently it will come back worse of I want to stop and the side effects look worse than the condition. Help

My son was recently prescribed methotrexate by his rheumatologist.

Posted 18 Jul 2018 by Tiger56 1 answer

My son was recently prescribed methotrexate by his rheumatologist. He is a type 1 diabetic and cannot take prednisone. His diagnosis is Stage 2 Sarcoidosis. Based on the reviews I've read on the methotrexate I'm concerned about the side effects of the medication. Would Remicade be a ...

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