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... I have been on prednisone for 16 years now and I have had obvious side affects but weight gain has been the worst, is there and alternative to prednisone? ... (1 replies)
... There is no anti-inflammatory that works as well as Prednisone. Because of it's awful side effects (especially long term - diabetes, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, heart disease, etc) most docs wean their patients off prednisone as soon as they can - as soon you find a DMARD that works for you. (Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drug) What DMARD are you taking? (1 replies)
Jun 3, 2009
... is there a safer alternative to prednisone with less side effects? ... (1 replies)

Jul 31, 2011
... isn't effected by Pred. Anyway, my Rheumy put me on Pred at 20 mg daily and on the 3rd day I was walking on a cloud!!! It was a miracle. I thought I was going to be like that forever. I felt happy and it just changed my life completely. Then the next month he reduced it to 10 mg and shortly after... ... (7 replies)
Jul 12, 2011
... I thought I had found a magic cure it was wonderful to be pain free. ... (7 replies)
... l problems including Retinitis Pigmentosa and she is almost totally blind. Her doc put her on pred which helped her symptoms but her eye sight got so bad she had to stop taking the prednisone. ... (1 replies)
... nflammation, have a host of problematic side effects. If you are only getting major flares every 3 months perhaps using a dose pack of medrol or a quick burst of prednisone with a taper back to your regular dose would be the answer. Also, kenelog injections may be something to look into when you have a flare, as an alternative. ... (1 replies)
... up again and they told me that actonel may not be for me, and that I should contact my doctor. I did! and both insist that I stay on the actonel because of the prednisone induced osteoporosis. If they had to live in my body for a month, they would try to find me something else to treat the osteoporosis. ... (30 replies)
... rrible. After an ER visit, and a few doctors' visits, it seems like I've tried all the traditional treatments for this disease. I was on ibuprofen for 6 weeks, prednisone for 2 weeks, and I'm now on Vioxx. So far, only the prednisone worked. They say to apply heat and that doesn't work for me. ... (54 replies)
... That is my experience with cutting off my meds. If you are serious about trying a natural method, first talk to your MD and then consult with a licensed naturopathic physician to find an alternative course of treatment that will work for you. Good luck! ... (15 replies)

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