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... and said that I should start some prednisone at then. So he put me on 5 mg in the am and 5mg at night, which proved to bee to much. We tried other meds and ended back with the prednisone at a lower dose. ... (3 replies)
... The reason to take hydrocortisone is because it is like the cortisol made by a normal body. The max dose would be 30mg, equal to the prednisone you are taking. 15mg a. ... (6 replies)
... adrenal antibodies tested, as the Prednisone might not affect those as much as the hormone levels. I cannot go off Prednisone for testing! ... (2 replies)

... I liked that CHRISWVA shared his concerns and personal experience on prednisone. Also, I did not realize that hydrocortisone works faster than prednisone and that under stressful conditions taking hydro is an option for avoiding a "crisis." Thanks for sharing that. ... (8 replies)
... the days following are miserable and sometimes I barely function so I'm starting to believe that if I need to take a little prednisone to get me through the night, then that's what i need to do. ... (8 replies)
... adrenal insufficiency. 7.5mg is the max dose. Taking that much for over 4 weeks would tell your adrenals they don't have to work. Was the prednisone tapered at the end of the treatment? ... (8 replies)
... Because you have low cortisol level, that might be part of the reason you are not having the typical side effects since the prednisone is making up for what your body needs naturally. Also, I just saw a show on discovery channel about a woman who had lupus. ... (2 replies)
... probably wouldn't for long term. Many many people take it as their replacement. Thing is we are not taking massive doses...only a "replacement" dose. When on prednisone I tapered my dose to 5mg. 4mg a.m. ... (6 replies)
... Try a combination of the Prednisone and HC. ... (4 replies)
... I've been on prednisone for years to treat CD. ... (0 replies)
... i base this entirely on 11 years of taking corticosteroids. prednisone is a more concentrated time released form of the drug. harder for your body too digest. worse on your stomach and liver. ... (8 replies)
... My 22 year old son was diagnosed May, 2011 and left the hospital on hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone. His endocrinologist switched him to 5 mg of prednisone with breakfast. The switch improved my son's quality of life significantly and he's now working again. ... (8 replies)
... A few months ago I transitioned from Hydrocortisone to Prednisone because of the longer half-life of Prednisone. I was burning through the HC quickly, and needed a longer-acting steroid to get me through the night. However, I've also become very depressed over the past few months and am wondering if any of this can be attributed to Prednisone? Or would it be the same w/... (0 replies)
... I am also trying to figure out which one is best for me and what the dosing should be. I do have inflammation that showed up on an MRI. I have been on prednisone for 5 days now 10mg in the morn, 5 at 2pm and 5 at 6pm. ... (0 replies)
... Many take Prednisone as a replacement. It has to be converted in the liver so takes longer before it is available for the body to use. ... (8 replies)
... So my new rheumy saw how bad I was and started me right on 40 mg prednisone daily. ... (2 replies)
... es to have an echocardiogram. They think that it is one of 2 things. Either costochondritis or pericarditis. My internal med doc thinks that going back on the prednisone will help with the chest pain, so I hope because it is VERY hard to breathe. The cardio today couldn't even believe how bad it was. ... (13 replies)
... Anyway, yes, I did have all these other symptoms WAY before I hit my head. It is just that I was finally getting better, then he took me off the prednisone for a couple of days and it went back to being WAY worse. ... (3 replies)
Prednisone
Feb 10, 2005
... headed just while standing. That was entire new thing for me. So I called by doctor immediately and that's when he said to start taking the prednisone now. I've had the cortrosyn stimulation test once before, back in last July. ... (2 replies)
... I think taking the 5 mg Prednisone every other day works for me when there is very little stress in my life. ... (1 replies)


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