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... ad EMG testing which also showed the muscles were deteriorating, confirming the diagnosis of dermatomyositis. I did not have muscle testing. I have been on the prednisone and have recently started taking Methotrexate for my condition. ... (6 replies)
... once per week, but Dr. started lowering the pred as the cpk began to get lower. After 4 yrs on the methotrexate, started getting really scarry side effects and told Dr. I would not take it any longer so we switched over to Imuran. It has done fine. ... (18 replies)
... Opthamologist. I am working getting off Prednisone, I have all the side effects and think the Prednisone is the worst of the problem, worried about dropping the dosage because the last time I had a flare up. Again thanks for the information! ... (13 replies)

... Hi Keith, Your explaations on IVIG were very helpful to me as I start the treatment 12-7-09 for five days straight. Is the treatment really 5 hours long and is it easy to stop the treament for bathroom breaks etc? I was DX'd with PM 12 years ago and have all or most of known treatment you mentioned, Methotrxide and Pregnisone put me in the hospital for a week with Infections.... (20 replies)
... I've been getting it off and on for 2 years now. ... (20 replies)
... llness. I was sent to a young, keen specialist, who considers this a challenge, but it also means it's been a search for the right treatment, and I guess I'm not getting the right treatment so far. I was first put on prednisone 32 mg and Imuran 50 mg. I started to improve quickly and started to feel really good. ... (9 replies)
... g" disks but no nerve involvement, so that wasnt causing my shoulder troubles. The pain in my shoulders and upper arms felt as though the muscle was being ripped off the bone. ... (8 replies)

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