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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)
... 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)

... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Okay I'm on day 4 of taking the methylpredisolone pack and I've had a lot of energy. ... (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)
... 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)
Prednisone
Jun 26, 2007
... have not been diagnosed with lupus yet, but my gp suspects it and is sending me to a rheumatologist in August. However, I am a severe asthamtic and am off and on prednisone often. ... (10 replies)
... I only use the prednisone as a very last resort. Maybe once or twice a year for a 2 week period. ... (11 replies)
Prednisone
Aug 12, 2010
... Sure is mine, I've been told I look 12 mths pregnant and I don't even take prednisone but I probably look about 6 mths pregnant too. It got me really bad when I gave up smoking. It's still a genetic problem. I would have prefered the weight elsewhere. ... (1 replies)
... I was on about 60 mg of Prednisone for a few weeks. I had been sleeping about 18 hours a day and had NO energy when I was awake, and the Prednisone helped out with that tremendously! I didn't gain any weight, but I was also really strict about my diet back then. ... (3 replies)
... I've been on Prednisone for over 6 months after an especially bad bout in the hospital. Currently on a dose of love of 35mg per day. ... (5 replies)




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