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... s been. I'm currently on Enbrel, Methotrexate and Plaquenil as well as low dose of Prenisone. My concern is that I'm going to have to go up to high doses of prednisone again. ... (2 replies)
... yeah everyone has been saying that to me, the exact same diet. a firl a work mentioned all of the above, I might as well try it, when my doctor told me how strong one pred is. and compared it to takeing my avair (staroid for asthma) for 20 years everyday would = one pred. I couldn't believe it. but you never really hear to much about side effects. I took my last pred... (10 replies)
... polymyagia. She's been in and out of hosptials and nursing homes, still suffering. She got scabies from the nursing home and has been trying to get rid of them for months....they go then come back......prednisone supressed the immune system which usually can help kill them off.... ... (10 replies)

... You are not the only one freaked out about taking these drugs that are for cancer. I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in december 2006. my rheumy has recommended that i start taking methotrexate. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for your feedback. I have been on Prednisone for 4 years, ups and downs, did well on high doses, but was miserable with side effects. Recently decreased to low doses but have been very sick. ... (2 replies)
... now for about 3 months and it has enabled me to get off of Methotrexate and Prednisone completely. I was on Prednisone for almost 2 years with the increasing and decreasing dosages. Like you, it seemed like it was the only thing that was helping. ... (2 replies)
... works well for me at 25mg a day. Sometimes I skip a day or two and then pain is bad so I take 50mg and it eliminates it all. It is much more expensive than Prednisone unless you by it overseas which I do. ... (8 replies)
... I am interested in alternatives to prednisone. Did you try it? ... (8 replies)
... I have been suffering from RA for several years now and it has mainly affected my hands, ankles and lower back. ... (2 replies)

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