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... I have osteoarthritis of the cervical spine, specifically in C1 and C2. Has anyone ever taken the Medrol dose pack? ... (4 replies)
... shot once every three months and a medrol dose pack every other month. It helps my symptoms, but I have concerns about potential long term effects. ... (4 replies)
... called "moon face". It's very noticeable in the face because it literally blows up big. It's because the steroids cause you to retain water. Even taking another dose pack of Medrol is not "long term" use, as long as you don't keep taking them as soon as the last pack is gone. ... (13 replies)

... I'm happy that you're feeling so great, but just be careful. I can't say if it will happen to you, but the pain may come back as your dose lowers or after you're done taking it. ... (13 replies)
... I've not used Medrol for Lupus flares because the dose isn't high enough or long enough. Oral prednisone is what I've been prescribed for these flares. ... (13 replies)
... ving hyper mobile joints that bend a little funny. She sent me for blood work to check my thyroid, RA factor, ANA and lyme. She also did a full CBC. I was put on Medrol dose pack to help with the pain and it really helped dramatically. ... (2 replies)
... During flare ups, I take the Medrol 4mg pack which is a 6 day tapered dose. I know it is not good to take both Medrol and Mobic together but since I also take Aciphex I thought maybe I could since I am afraid of pain getting worse when I am done with the Medrol pack. ... (1 replies)
... Turns out I'm highly allergic to MTX resulting in large hive patches that lasted for months after only a couple injections. Steroid injections and steroid dose packs ensued. ... (4 replies)
... Ill be starting my second pack of Medrol this week. I am on my last one tomorrow morning and then on Tuesday I go in for a chest xray. ... (13 replies)
... rol, the inflammation and redness decreased and then yesterday night it got worse! I called the dr office this morning and nurse said that this means I need more Medrol and to start another pack once this one is done. Hmmmm, well I do love that I feel better. But am somewhat nervous about taking another pack of so much Medrol. ... (13 replies)
Could this be RA?
Jul 11, 2009
... Hello everybody - For the past 6 weeks or so, I've been having some foot pain in the third, fourth, and fifth metatarsal region. It started off as an annoyance, but one morning about three weeks ago, I woke up with absolutely agonizing pain in my foot. It was so bad that I could not bear to put any weight at all on it. The foot was very swollen, red, and hot to the... (2 replies)
... Medrol dose pack or injections? ... (4 replies)
... I took the Medrol Dose Pack. ... (4 replies)
... When I wasn't doing well with the various NSAIDs and the pain in feet and back was still plaguing me, rheumy tried a Medrol pack and everything went away. Even pain I didn't realize was there. It all came back in a couple of weeks, though. ... (6 replies)
... teroids, while extremely efective with inflammation, 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. ... (1 replies)
... ra and have started methotrexate and low dose of prednisone. i have had a terrible flare up the pain is quite severe. dr. put me on a dose pak of medrol. ... (30 replies)
Swelling in foot
Nov 5, 2006
... Grana, I hear that! I've had that happen to me before (sometimes it takes so long to get an appt , by the time you get there you're flare up of whatever is gone). Then they always think it's all just "stress related" . I have taken steroids before (oral prednisone for 8 months) and medrol pack (a 6 day, quick tapering dose). For ME, it made me feel normal - no... (21 replies)
... I have not felt as bad as the first flare I have,,,when I start approaching that pain level I go to my Rheumy,,,she gives me a Medrol Pack,,,a steriod,,,I start to feel relief after the first dose! If this works for you,,,there is definate inflamation. ... (4 replies)

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