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... I had severe muscle weakness as soon as my doctor changed my prednisone dosage. ... (5 replies)
... I don't know that anyone should be tapering you down off of anything as long as you are still experiencing weakness, unless you are having some trouble with the prednisone itself. ... (5 replies)
... Hello. Can anyone tell me if intense muscle weakness is another sign of myositis? ... (5 replies)

... I just want to feel better. I can deal with the prednisone side effects if I can feel better. Do you ever get to feel normal again? ... (5 replies)
... I Can Only Answer Yes Because This Is How It Started With My Mom I Know From Her Experience Prednisone Is Not Something You Want To Stay On For Long Periods Of Time Good Luck! ... (5 replies)
Elevated CPK Level
Feb 22, 2013
... Well, I took 60mg of Prednisone for a couple months, then tapered down. ... (20 replies)
Elevated CPK Level
Feb 22, 2013
... Well, I took 60mg of Prednisone for a couple months, then tapered down. ... (20 replies)
Oct 22, 2012
... I was just diagnosed today with PM and a tentative diagnosis of RA, in addition to Raynauds. They are starting me on 60mg of Prednisone for 4 weeks then tapering down. ... (16 replies)
Need support
Oct 15, 2012
... was just diagnosed with dermatomyositis 10 days ago and would appreciate hearing from anyone with experience in this dreadful disease. I am so frightened of the muscle weakness that began recently. It started with a terrible rash after I was in the sunlight and on an antibiotic called Avelox. ... (0 replies)
... of time, I have done that. On several occasions due to stress, death of 4 family members in 4 years, my CPK has gone up and my rheumatologist has put me back on prednisone or methotrexate or both. I have never heard of a cure. What I understand is what damage that has been done to muscle is permanent. ... (5 replies)
Feb 12, 2011
... A few years ago my mom was diagnosed with Dermatomyositis. She had all the symptoms... rash, severe muscle weakness in her limbs, esophagus and lungs. She was put on high level of prednisone and later given immunoglobulin treatments. ... (1 replies)
... I have had Polymyositis for 25 years and pain was my biggest problem. I was near suicide when I was diagnosed because of the pain. All I could do was lay flat on my back and not move. Any movement was so very painful and I did not want to live if I had to deal with that pain for the rest of my life. I was 39 at the time. I am now 64. I just retired from teaching. ... (13 replies)
... Your situation sounds very similar to the happenings that involved me. Very similar actions occurred with me, and my reactions were very similar. I had gone to my general doctor, an allergist, and a dermatologist; blood work was done by the general docotor and the allergist with a release to the dermatologist. However, it was not until I went to the emergency room of the a... (3 replies)
... grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr. the plaquenil took a few weeks to kick in and i felt more energy and no muscle weakness. Thank God! ... (3 replies)
Jul 29, 2010
... d reading your post. I was diag in 1995 with polymyositis, I had an EMG, blood work and biopsy of muscles in arm and leg. I was in my 40's then. I ended up on prednisone for 12 years. I found it really hard to function otherwise. I first took Immuran, side effect for me, cancer and had a hysterectomy because of that drug. ... (4 replies)
... I see that you responded well to prednisone and methatrexate but do not have those drugs now because of the side effects, right? ... (13 replies)
... I have joined several forms and read all i could about this illness. I realize that not all of us suffer the same. My muscle weakness is mostly in the legs, and the pain is horrible. I have had cronic severe pain for 15 years now. ... (13 replies)
Dec 15, 2009
... I am tapering off prednisone after having acute kidney failure. My kidneys are now functioning well again and I only spent one month on dialysis. ... (4 replies)
... I started out on 60mg prednisone and then added Plaqunil but it didn't help any and just upset my stomach. I'm now on Prednisone 20mg daily and 15mg. Methotrexate on Mondays. ... (18 replies)
... or muscle weakness? ... (20 replies)

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