... Been to see my consultant today... he's put me on a low dose of pred 10mgs and doubled my inhaled steroids i'm on 2000mg of flixotide a day. ... (20 replies)
... It's no fun. Have they considered having you on higher doses of inhaled steroids if you can't stay up without the pred? ... (20 replies)
... salt diet will work. However, in this case, both potassium and sodium levels are lower. I'm just wondering whether keeping the balance at higher levels is better. Is there anyone who knows about this? ... (8 replies)
... When mine gets low my heart skips beats and feels draggy. I know low potassium can throw your heart into an irregular heart rhythm which I guess could cause death if left untreated. ... (8 replies)
... I don't think the Pulmicort is likely to cause your leg cramps itself, however high doses of steroids and relievers such as Ventolin can cause a depletion in potassium ... which in turn can cause leg cramps. ... (3 replies)
... I'm having big probs with my asthma at the moment. Theophyllin is helping, i think, i'm on so many new drugs and on and off pred all the time. I've just had my dosage increased so they are waiting to check my levels at the mo. ... (20 replies)
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