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... rn 5 years ago. After a 2 year diagnosis process, and a journey of treatment options, I am now in one of the worst flares I've ever had. My joints are starting to swell quite visibly to the point of looking a little ugly. My wrist joints, foot, ankle, and knees are all very inflammed, as is my right hip at the moment. ... (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)

May 29, 2011
... Don't be discouraged now. Hopefully you'll find a great doctor who will be able to treat you and with'll do well. Just keep your chin up ok? ... (8 replies)
May 29, 2011
... Thanks. I know that Prednisone has some bad side effects, but the alternatives don't sound great either.. It's so annoying.. It has to have happened to me. ... (8 replies)
... I have been taking Methotrexate, Celebrex, Folic acid, ultram and prednisone for about 8 months now. The stiffness has decreased but the pain has not. In fact my hands seem to be getting worse. ... (2 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. I've been on Enbrel and Methotrexate over a year. ... (2 replies)
... I know they can sometimes take a while to kick in. ... (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. ... (10 replies)
... along with all the other ill effects of high blood pressure, buffalo hump, weakness, tiredness and insomnia. None of those effects were related to her polymyagia. She's been in and out of hosptials and nursing homes, still suffering. ... (10 replies)
... rheumatoid arthritis in december 2006. my rheumy has recommended that i start taking methotrexate. so before doing that i did lots of research on that drug, and alternatives for treatment. after reading about all of the possible side effects, i refused to be put on that medication. ... (5 replies)

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