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... how quickly does Prednisone work? ... (4 replies)
... Prednisonse is a godsend for some and I'm glad it worked for you (as it did for others I know). But people need to be aware that the dose and the time frame are NOT factors in side effects...I was on a minimal dose for 10 days and had side effects/infections that lasted up to 2 years after taking this med (the antibiotics used to treat the infections were directly responsible... (4 replies)
... I guess prednisone affects everyone differently. I was scared to death of taking this drug due to reading all of the nasty side affects. It took me almost two years to go on it. ... (4 replies)

... If there is an undiagnosed infection going on, prednisone may make some problems worse. Be very careful to note any changes in your thinking, your moods and behaviors, and your body in the months following treatment. ... (4 replies)
... Prednisone usually works very quickly, though for some folks it may take a few days. (4 replies)
... Thanks for the reply. How much time in months did it take you from when you started lowering your prednisone dosage to when you were totally not taking any? ... (7 replies)
... if it does not work, you can always change your mind. But, it might work really well for you with no side effects.... ... (21 replies)
... know what kind of experience and feelings yall have had with these meds. And is 6 pills, 2.5 mg. per week of Methotrexate, still not as high as you can go. Or does this med just take a long time to work? ... (7 replies)
... I have been having knee swelling and stiffness for the past 3 months and my doctor has prescribed me Prednisone 10mg for 10 days in tapering doses. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Cdave and welcome to the Arthritis board. A 10mg. dose of prednisone is low and shouldn't cause much of a problem. It's a synthetic form of the cortisol your body makes. ... (3 replies)
Advice please...
Nov 4, 2008
... Finally I done my own research about the best RA DR in US. Just wanted to read about them, see what they work on, etc. ... (3 replies)
RA Titer
May 27, 2019
... ti body attaches to the virus, which then ..i am guessing here...causes white cells to come over and kill the pathogen somehow. Your body retains the memory for how to create this antibody for many many years, often for life. For some vaccines, you need a booster shot a decade or two later. ... (9 replies)
Waiting...
Mar 7, 2011
... I am going into week 3 of a flare and my reg. doc does not want to give me anything such as prednisone because the new rheumy will want to check bloodwork and condition of my body and she wants it to be I guess in its worst state when he examines me. Big sigh..... ... (1 replies)
... I been on all of them, I mean ALL, infusions included, and finally my wonderful RA told me that really nothing is available anymore for me but Prednisone which she hates to use for prolong times. ... (4 replies)
... Thank you so much Edinkellie! Mum has been to rheumatologist - he is the one who prescribed the drug and recognised her condition. No further luck with him. She went to see him yesterday and in 12 minutes, he dismissed her. No questions answered. She says she is so puffy like a blow fish and doesnt feel like drinking at all. I was furious and called the doc today. Said I... (18 replies)
... s been about 7 months. I have the swelling of the face, thinning of the skin, weight gain, and now some issues with my blood which they think are related to the prednisone thus trying to get it down to very low dose. The prednisone does work, and the lower I go the more I realize how much it does work as the pain returns. ... (18 replies)
... re also necessary. There are many disorders that cause arthritis pain, but RA, lupus, and other variations are at the top of the list. It would be best to be off prednisone for a week before tests are done as it can suppress some findings on your blood work. ... (2 replies)
... The dr. tested me for RA but was negitive. he said that was not uncommon, and I could still have RA. He put me on Prednisone 10 mg tweice a day for 3 days then cut me back to once a day. also taking Etodolac 500mg twice a day. Almost all pain went away after two days. ... (4 replies)
... Dr said that my treatment has to be very agressive, and put me on Prednisone, Meth, Rx Folic Acid and now i had my blood work to check for TB to be able to start Enbrel. ... (6 replies)
... Yes, I had my Folic Acid doubled while ago, but did not see any difference in how I felt. ... (5 replies)


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