User Reviews for Prednisone
Also known as: Deltasone, Liquid Pred, Meticorten, Orasone, Prednicen-M, Prednicot, Rayos, Sterapred, Sterapred DS
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Reviews for Prednisone to treat Skin Rash
"I was on prednisone for 3 days when the rash appeared. It was red burning itching like be lit on fire I read that using lavender essential oils ( can be mixed with almond or coconut carrier oils) can work wonders and I had some on hand. I got a cotton ball and started rubbing on my legs and arms It was like a miracle ! It can be bought at Walmart in the vitamin isle for 5-7 dollars also the carrier oils too."
Anonymous December 14, 2017
0 users found this comment helpful.
"I have a lower left leg rash, my doctor prescribed antibiotics twice, different strength, no results Then I was prescribed Betaderm Ointment for leg and Prednisone 50 mg tablets 1 daily for 5 days. After taking 4 Prednisone tablets I got an itchy rash all over my body. That was end of May. No more drugs for me. I still have the rash and try alternative methods"
Marliese June 28, 2017
5 users found this comment helpful.
"Prednisone has helped me so much I had a nasty eye infection, sores on my scalp & face caused by hair dye, it dried up my infection in just 2 days. IT even stopped the pain on my knees its given me incredible relief for my allergies."
Sumaya Harker (taken for 1 to 6 months) June 28, 2017
8 users found this comment helpful.
"I has the worst poison ivy reaction from cleaning my yard on June 25 .. First I was prescribed an antibiotic them a steroid cream.. finally the mass general hospital prescribed me this medication and was in my first full day of being goes my rash went away I feel completely better ... I'm on 4-10 mg tablets daily then down to 3-3 days and 2-2 days and 1-1 day and I don't know what I would have done with out this medication. Abusing it would be scary but I haven't had any bad or noticable side effects besides my back hurts..."
Steph856 July 10, 2016
27 users found this comment helpful.
"I was diagnoised with pityriasis rubra / red itchy patches all over the body , like sunburn . I had 40 mg per day for two weeks and decrease it by 5 mg evry week . Worked right from start and cured it for good."
Recep (taken for 2 to 5 years) May 16, 2016
25 users found this comment helpful.
"I have been dealing with an itchy, red, flaky rash on my face, (chin area) for a few months. I've tried just about every over the counter cream and ointments recommended by doctors. The PA I work with suggested prednisone for a weeks time. Two 20mg for the first dose, then one 20mg tablet twice a day for 5 days. I took my first dose at 630pm and by 7am next morning my rash was 75% gone. Heard weight gain is a huge side effect from the meds but I can live with that over the embarrassing rash I had for months."
Mello54 March 26, 2016
23 users found this comment helpful.
"I took 2 20mg doses (pill) 12 hours apart , as told by my doctor. The next day i started shaking when I woke up in bed and went straight to the hospital for "corticosteroid induced psychosis" caused by prednisone. I am still recovering!"
Jake s November 26, 2015
24 users found this comment helpful.
"I have dealt with an itching face for several months. I was embarrassed for anyone to see my face. After purchasing numerous over the counter creams, without any results, I decided it was time to see the doctor. Thank God for prednisone...the itching went away and my skin is clear."
Finally a solution May 29, 2015
37 users found this comment helpful.
Meticorten (prednisone): "Prednisone causes rashes for me."
Sade1960 January 22, 2013
46 users found this comment helpful.
"I have found the medication invaluable for Poison Oak rashes."
briandw4 (taken for less than 1 month) July 6, 2012
29 users found this comment helpful.
"I got poison Oak or Ivy not sure which one but after a steroid shot and being prescribed prednisone the rash went away in a couple weeks. At the end of the dosage I did have a pretty bad break out of acne on my chest and my back."
Anonymous August 23, 2011
19 users found this comment helpful.
"I got a terrible rash from being exposed to poison ivy. It was all over. The prednisone was a terrifically fast cure. However, I experienced terrible side effects: increased sweating, shakiness, mood swings (my poor boyfriend) and weight gain. "
Anonymous August 3, 2011
34 users found this comment helpful.
"I am a teenager who got poison ivy rash all over my face. Went to the doctor and got prescribed this. Took as instructed, and the next day, 85% of the rash was gone and most of the itching. Never seen medicine actually work in a few hours like this!"
FreshScape March 24, 2011
46 users found this comment helpful.
"I have been taking prednisone for about one month. I have a skin condition that it very itchy and feels like hot needles are poked into my skin. Prednisone has relieved the problem but my doctor has cut me back and the the problem is coming back. I will see a dermatologist in two weeks, again. He did nothing for me back in December except cost me $1000. I think this medicine is very good, but a person has to have the right dose and stay on it."
Anonymous July 13, 2009
95 users found this comment helpful.
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