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... how quickly does Prednisone work? ... (4 replies)
... Prednisonse is a godsend for some and I'm glad it worked for you (as it did for others I know). But people need to be aware that the dose and the time frame are NOT factors in side effects...I was on a minimal dose for 10 days and had side effects/infections that lasted up to 2 years after taking this med (the antibiotics used to treat the infections were directly responsible... (4 replies)
... I guess prednisone affects everyone differently. I was scared to death of taking this drug due to reading all of the nasty side affects. It took me almost two years to go on it. ... (4 replies)

... If there is an undiagnosed infection going on, prednisone may make some problems worse. Be very careful to note any changes in your thinking, your moods and behaviors, and your body in the months following treatment. ... (4 replies)
... Prednisone usually works very quickly, though for some folks it may take a few days. (4 replies)
... Thanks for the reply. How much time in months did it take you from when you started lowering your prednisone dosage to when you were totally not taking any? ... (7 replies)
... if it does not work, you can always change your mind. But, it might work really well for you with no side effects.... ... (21 replies)
... Mobic is pretty good stuff. For me it works better then vioxx. But it's an NSAID so it has all the things that go along with that. Predispose is best used from time to time, some people like it every other day. In the long run it will make you sicker, (it depresses your immune system and does the work your adrenal glands are supposed to do) (15 replies)
... I been on all of them, I mean ALL, infusions included, and finally my wonderful RA told me that really nothing is available anymore for me but Prednisone which she hates to use for prolong times. ... (4 replies)
... I have been having knee swelling and stiffness for the past 3 months and my doctor has prescribed me Prednisone 10mg for 10 days in tapering doses. ... (1 replies)
... I know he needs it. He has been on Allipurinol and it does not seem to solve it either. He does not drink, and does not eat red meat. I am going to suggest the taper to him tonight, and try my hardest to get him into a clinic. Something has to give. ... (4 replies)
... Ok, My boyfriend has had gout since he was 19. He is now 33, and it is worse then ever. He does not have ANY health insurance because he works as an independent contractor. When he gets a flare up, it isn't just his feet. ... (4 replies)
Prednisone?
May 25, 2011
... fered with all this for years...it's been at least 20...maybe a little more. It has gotten worse over time and for the last 8 years or so I haven't been able to work or do much of anything. ... (8 replies)
... have inflammatory arthritis" Let's try Celebrex and then add Lyrica in a few days if the Celebrex doesn't work....then come back in two weeks and if that doesn't work we'll switch to 5 mgs of prednisone daily. I think I do need a second opinion. ... (14 replies)
... Hi Cdave and welcome to the Arthritis board. A 10mg. dose of prednisone is low and shouldn't cause much of a problem. It's a synthetic form of the cortisol your body makes. ... (3 replies)
... Sorry to not be much help but the reality is, RA can kill you and the drugs to control it can be harsh. A good doc is your best defense and I know mine does blood work every 4 weeks as long as I'm on MTX to watch for any signs of trouble and so far, so good. ... (1 replies)
RA and Worried
Jul 10, 2010
... and then if they don't work they slowly add more or go up a level until you are under control. ... (12 replies)
... Prednisone in the am. The Prednisone works great, but I do not have a perfect liver, so, she is weaning me off of them. Oh yeah, she just started trying me on, 1 Lyrica, 1 in am and 1 in pm. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Luvthemountians, The Doc put me on Prednisone temporarily until the other medication Hydroxychloroquine (Plaqunil) he prescribed kicks in. If that don't work, or if I have problems with the medication (was told it could cause blindness if not monitored properly), he suggested that I make an appointment ASAP with a local Rheumatologist and have her prescribe something a... (15 replies)
... anyone taking that and does it help? ... (2 replies)


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