... Hi everyone. First post.
First some background.
I'm a 35 year old male in relatively good health. I'd estimate that I'm 25 lbs overweight. As an infant I had whooping cough. Growing up I had mild Asthma and took Ventolin and Becklovent. I smoked on and off from ages 15-30 (about 1/2 pack per day) with a few 1 year quits in between. I didn't use any asthma meds from age... (1 replies)
... They gave me prednisone steroids which are working somewhat, but I'm wondering if it's likely to be acid reflux or something else. The doc wasn't terribly clear. ... (1 replies)
... I had to take 3 puffs of albuterol and it took about an hour to be able to breathe. I'm on prednisone and zpak. It was awful and now I'm exhausted from what feels like running a marathon after breathing so fast and coughing for so long. ... (1 replies)
... breathing, heart racing and horrible chest pain. Went to urgent care. No wbc. Just albuterol and 5 days of prednisone. My pain got better. I stopped taking prednisone for 1 day and my chest and back pain was double...awful. I went to doctor. ... (1 replies)
... Has anyone else ever taken Prednisone and not tapered off? ... (1 replies)
... I feel your pain!!! I am JUST now getting over a sinus infection and bronchitis and it was UGLY!!! ... (2 replies)
... It's the 5 day course for upper respiratory infections. He also gave me prednisone for the swelling and Robitussin with codeine. ... (6 replies)
... I have not had bronchitis in 9 years so I cannot remember. ... (1 replies)
... Generally" when you take prednisone in that schedule, you do feel better, as a matter of fact you usually end up doing some intensive house cleaning from all the energy. ... (5 replies)
... did the Prednisone help your breathing? ... (5 replies)
... Hi Vanessa, I just had a round on bronchitis myself and I had never taken prednisone before either and it was prescribed to me. ... (5 replies)
... What mg of prednisone are you on? ... (5 replies)
... Hello All,
I developed Bronchitis on Sunday - I was placed on a Z-Pack, Musinex Syrup Q4, Ventolin HFA Q6. Though many of my physical symptoms are better, including my cough - my chest is still very tight and at times I am having trouble breathing.
My Dr. prescribed Oral Prednisone. I have never taken this medicine and am scared. Can any tell me what to expect?
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... It is a nightmare! Mine started in July. I was given Biaxin, inhaler, prednisone, and cough medicine. Never felt like I got over it. Came back in Oct and was given a kenalog shot, augmentin, and symbacort, and more cough medicine. I got worse when I was on the antibiotic, so I went to a local Med Center on a weekend. I received two breathing treatments, Biaxin, and I was told... (8 replies)
... I would be very careful with increasing prednisone without checking with your doctor. ... (3 replies)
... I told her the whole story as above, she was not pleased. The amoxicillin was not working at all. I have bronchitis, as well as as bronchitis induced asthma. By Friday morning I also have pneumonia. I think the only thing that was saving me Wed and Thursday was the breathing machine. ... (6 replies)
... Chronic Bronchitis is an obstructive disease mostly caused by smoking. This disease causes the mucus glands in the lungs to enlarge and secrete large amounts of mucus or sputum. ... (6 replies)
... ested his oxygen uptake and it was poor. He goes back to him this week. I am concerned that there is something else going on like chronic bronchitis. While on prednisone he gained about 30 lbs and he was very moody. The prednisone did help him for a while but going back on it is not an option. He had too many bad side effects. ... (6 replies)
... hi again,
Still fighting this cough thing...5 months now...still on the inhaler and thought it was working.The coughing had decreased but the phlegm is the same
Last Sat. i woke up at 4 am and thought i was dying...my chest ached so bad...felt achy and crappy all over..fever...coughing up phlegm again...Yellow this time...
So i went to the emergency... i was having issues... (3 replies)
... Hi Leeby - you sound just like me. I think I've had sinus problems for a long time and didn't know it. In Sept I started getting back to back colds and then sometime around Oct I started having weird asthma-like symptoms (surprising since I never had asthma). My chest would get tight after eating certain things (I thought), sometimes I would wake up feeing "wheezy". I went... (4 replies)