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... The customary way of treating polymyalgia rheumatica is by a large dose of prednisone to begin with, gradually tapering to a low dose which is taking for a period of up to three years. ... (1 replies)
Prednisone Dosage
Nov 27, 2006
... Hey Grana I know all about hardly being able to walk at times I get severe pain andmuscular spasms in my back and literally am hunched over if i have to walk at all, I can only go very short distances up straight on a good day ad my back also swells up it makes it hard to stand up straight, Ive a very severe form of PSA where all my joints are affected and the disease, pain... (19 replies)
Prednisone Dosage
Nov 27, 2006
... I am from South Carolina in the US. Thanks for letting me know about that med and I will ask doctor about it. As the prednisone dosage is being reduced the symptoms are slowly coming back so therefore I know the pain is on its way! ... (19 replies)

... Been on Prednisone since I was 7 yrs old and still on it. Prednisone didn't give me any side effects, it all depends on the person. I'm sorry to hear what happen to you, I really hope you will get feeling better. Keep us updated! ... (19 replies)
... the only side effects i would notice would be, hard to sleep at night at the start but the lower the dosage the easier it becomes, my face has swollen with the water retention which i hate, and thats about it really. ... (19 replies)
... in it seems. My pain is primarily in my feet and ankles and occasional back. I can not take MX due to having clostridium difficile and danger of reinfection. The prednisone I thought would kill me but at lower dosage I did okay and it did help. I just can't stay on it due to the other condition. ... (19 replies)
Prednisone Dosage
Nov 29, 2006
... Grans, I'm sorry you had such a reaction to the predisone. I would have posted this earlier but I've been away from the computer for awhile. A lot of doctors say taking predisone everyday is alright. Truthfully it depends on the dosage. When I was first diagnoised with RA in 1998, that was all I was put on. I was started on 20mg a day and steadily up till I was taking 40mg a... (19 replies)
Prednisone Dosage
Nov 24, 2006
... It was worse than any sickness I have ever experienced and I would prefer death to having it again. Here's hoping we can find something that will work. The prednisone finally started really helping with the pain and swelling.....just in time to start weaning off........figures! ... (19 replies)
Prednisone Dosage
Nov 13, 2006
... I did avoid the ER and he cut the dosage in half to 4 per day and told me to take it at that dosage until I see him again in 2 weeks. The 4 per day seems to be okay except for minor episodes of diarrhea. ... (19 replies)
Prednisone Dosage
Nov 11, 2006
... Grana, i'm sorry you had that bad reaction : ( I have a friend who had the same kind of side effects from the pred and she said she'll never take it again. Just be very careful if your chest area feels that tight. If something doesnt seem right...please go to the ER anyway as you don't want to take a chance of something bad happening. I wish I could give you some other... (19 replies)
Prednisone Dosage
Nov 10, 2006
... t over. I can not take antibiotics unless it is life threatening and so they decided to see if the pred would break it up. Thank God it did. I don't remember the dosage but it sure was not taking 8 pills for 2 days and working my way down every two days til off. This dosage will last two weeks. ... (19 replies)
Prednisone Dosage
Nov 10, 2006
... from what other's have experienced, this was NOT the norm, especially at the dose I was on. And each time my dosage was tapered down, I had a flare up for about a week or so. ... (19 replies)
... Prior to starting the methotrexate my doctor is putting me on prednisone at a dosage higher than I have ever taken. Starting with 8 per day. Has anyone ever taken this high of a dosage? ... (19 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)
... I've been on prednisone for 9 months at 10mg for rheumatoid arthritis. ... (3 replies)
... Another thing, many doctors keep their patients on Prednisone and add RA treatments to it. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks, Moldova. I am so sorry your disease has also been resistant to so many treatment trials. I am currently on 400 mg Remicade and need to go up (still having flares). I am paying 20% copays, so over 350.00 each month just for infusion. Remistart program apparently doesn't help people on medicare! Why not? I'm on Medicare because of disability, not age, so can't work. I... (2 replies)
... Yes, prednisone has an immediate effect on joint pain. ... (2 replies)
May 26, 2011
... e nothing to do with Fibro...that's the key for me right now. Just getting diagnosed and getting treatment. Going up and down as I was instructed to do with my Prednisone isn't the answer. I think it's stupid. I'm not a race car that can go zero to 60 in a heart beat. It takes a while to feel good. ... (8 replies)
May 25, 2011
... My CRP is normal, so I've been getting a fair amount of dismissal, but the Prednisone helped me so much the first few days. ... (8 replies)

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