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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 5 Oct 2009 by • 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 ...
Posted 9 Feb 2011 by • 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 ...
Posted 16 May 2011 by • 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?
Posted 18 Oct 2014 by • 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 ...
Posted 28 Sep 2018 by • 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?
Posted 12 Nov 2010 by • 3 answers
... month ago. I notice my left arm and hand trembling and hand shaking. Is this part of the decrease in the meds?
Posted 12 Feb 2011 by • 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, ...
Posted 17 Aug 2012 by • 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
Posted 1 Apr 2015 by • 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?
Posted 22 Jun 2011 by • 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.
Posted 23 Mar 2012 by • 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?
Posted 2 Sep 2013 by • 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 • 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
Posted 18 Jul 2018 by • 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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