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Methylprednisolone - taking 48 mg methylpred. suddenly have severe pain in r scapula area of back?

Posted 20 Apr 2014 by Barbaralo 1 answer

... and r arm. Has anyone else experienced this. Was on 64 mg for 6 weeks and on this dose 2 weeks. I have giant cell temporal arteritis. Thank you Barb

Is there a safe recommended time that predisone should be used?

Posted 12 Jul 2012 by Msdollie 1 answer

I now take 10mg of predisone but was prescribed in January 2005 at 60mg for treatment of Temporal Arteritis. After one the inflamation cleared up and I was weaning down I had a blood sugar reaction that caused my sugar level to go from normal to almost 900. I was not diagnosed as diabetic before ...

Does temporal arteritis always show up on MRI's or MRA's?

Posted 28 Jun 2011 by grandma cindy 2 answers

My doctor suspects that I have temporal arteritis. I have all the symptoms but the weight loss. But my MRI, MRA and sed rate was normal. Does it always show up in these tests?

I am just starting on Prednisone and have pain in my gall bladder today. I am also on a new one,?

Posted 17 Sep 2010 by businessline 1 answer

... Triamterine (generic for Dyazide), Lisinopril, Omeprazole and Levothyroxine. I also take a multi-vitamin and a prescribed B-Complex. I think the Prednisone is the culprit but I will call my dr. if the pain continues. Any ideas?

How safe is to intrerupt a low dose of Methotrexate due to adverse effects ?

Posted 10 Sep 2010 by Arama 2 answers

My 83 years old father is on Methotrexate(10 mg/week) for Temporal arteritis.He is also taking Prednisone 64 mg/day for the last month.His ESR is back to normal for the last 2 weeks.His general well being state is visibly worse in the second day of Methotrexate with difficulty breathing and violent ...

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