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... Hi Sherry! I'm new to this lupus thing and I was wondering if you mind sharing your lab results if possible. Just like u I am trying to compare my experiences. I have been seen a Dr. and he believes I have Lupus, I still have to wait till I see the rheumy next week. Hope everything is going well for u!:angel: (12 replies)
... like disease' so he gave me a 6 day pack of Prednisone to take. I have to take 6 pills the first day, 5 the second, etc until the pack is done on the 6th day. Has anyone ever used this? ... (12 replies)
... I don't know if this has anything to do with being off of prednisone or not, but I woke up with my equilibrium severely off. The ground feels like its tilting and moving. ... (12 replies)

... sherry, having a bad day is normal when you reduce the dose. Your body has enjoyed the extra adrenaline and energy and suddenly it is gone. ... (12 replies)
... I'm just trying to figure out if I was just having a bad day or if it had something to do with the amount of medication I took. Any comments would be really helpful. ... (12 replies)
... Tis, I will file that bit of info on prednisone and cramping in the back of my memory, of course it could get lost in there. It is a good bit of info to know. ... (12 replies)
... Hi Sherry! I've been on prednisone for years and years with no side effects except weight gain when my dose goes up. When I'm on my maintenance dose of 5 mgs, I don't have side effects. ... (12 replies)
... Okay I'm on day 4 of taking the methylpredisolone pack and I've had a lot of energy. ... (12 replies)
... s. Also, I just started acupuncture,and after 2 sessions I can tell a difference. My energy level is greater ,and a swelling that I have had in my sinus area for 6 years is starting to go down. ... (12 replies)
... This is interesting, thanks ladies for the information. I will be adding that to my list of questions for my rheumy. I also have fibro, but do exercise and muscle relaxers and sleep meds for that. Kathryn, I did take the plaquenil in the beginning but I had some eye issues with it. You know that 'it is a slight chance, but no one ever has a problem' kind of issue. My... (12 replies)
... My rheumy did the exact same thing. She said if it was an autoimmune disorder then the prednisone would make me feel better.Which it did. Then she asked me at what dose did the pain start coming back. ... (12 replies)
... Hi sherry, I do take prednisone but have never heard of the 6day pack. The reason you take a declining dose is you are suppose to never stop prednisone without coming off it slowly. When I started prednisone, I felt better within the first 3days. ... (12 replies)
Weird Symptoms
Jul 2, 2008
... i took the 6 day prednisone pack last week because my doctor thinks i might have lupus. ... (6 replies)
... Tis that's funny that you say that. I've been keeping a journal for the past couple of days to record how the steroid is making me feel. Last night I did about 10 minutes of aerobics (I actually had the energy to do aerobics!) and I had to stop because I was really short of breath. I thought it was just because I'm out of shape (I'm small, but I haven't done cardio in a... (12 replies)
Prednisone Dosage
Jun 11, 2015
... Ive been put on tapers, and then the last few months 5mg/day. I feel some relief at 5mg day, right now Im flaring through that dose right now, but for a couple months I felt maybe %80 relief... I dont feel as bad as I used even through this flare. I feel complete relief at 20mg, but nearly complete at any dose 10mg + so far. 15mg isnt a high dose, but 20 is moderate.... (1 replies)
... es horrible damage to your eyes. So the doctor has to monitor your vision while taking that medication. Now with prenisone I know how you feel. I was on 60 mg of prednisone for almost 6 months before they could start lowering the doses. ... (12 replies)
... It's funny you mentioned vitamin D, the doc just did a check on mine and it was 24, I was taking prescription 50,000 every other day for about 6 wks, now take an over the counter one. They did a recheck and I forget what it was, but was in the normal low range. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks Jane, I will definately try the DHEA. I always try to use alternative/holistic as a first defense. Acupuncture has helped me as well deep breathing and visualization when the pain and fatigue really hit me. My Vit D tested low so I'm taking fairly high doses of that. And also Vit B12 per my Dr's instructions. Also taking fish oil, calcium, over 50 multi, Red Yeast... (11 replies)
... hurt my stomach though. My husband hates it when I have to take a round of it, which thank goodness is not often. I have Lupus and Sjogrens Syndrome, for about 6 yrs now. I take 400mg Plaquenil a day and it has helped me soooooo much. Hope you get to feeling better soon. ... (11 replies)
... I only use the prednisone as a very last resort. Maybe once or twice a year for a 2 week period. ... (11 replies)

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