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... 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? ... (5 replies)
My bronchitis deal
Jan 11, 2008
... 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)
... it's difficult for anything to penetrate its coat. Prednisone will suppress your immune system and may give bugs an easier time at growing. Or so is my understanding. ... (4 replies)
... Hi, I'm 14 years old and have asthma with severe reflux. Since about July, I've been having very frequent bouts of bronchitis. Everything else has been ruled out, but a 24 hour pH probe did show severe reflux, and a bronchoscopy showed lipid-laden macrophages, indicating aspiration. My question is, what kind of bacteria would normally be shown in a sputum culture of someone... (4 replies)
... i had forgotten to mention that i had this terrible back pain with this "bronchial" infection that i'd never had with any bronchitis ever. the docs in hosp couldn't figure it out either. ... (0 replies)
... Yes, many times and it's a wonder drug for me. However, tapering off is very important. You didn't say what your dosage was. It's usually a burst (it comes in a pack) for 7 days that starts high and tapers off. But "high" is relative. It used to be 20 mg to start, but now I can start as high as 60. Three days, then down 20mg at a time every three days, but I can get... (1 replies)




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