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... sleeplessness, round face, etc. It wasn't until I was off that the weight fell off. But, I had to really count the calories. It was hard in the beginning, but after awhile it became easy and I got down to my original weight. ... (6 replies)
... sleeplessness, round face, etc. It wasn't until I was off that the weight fell off. But, I had to really count the calories. It was hard in the beginning, but after awhile it became easy and I got down to my original weight. ... (6 replies)
... Hey, Thank you. I was pretty sure that people were being diagnosed without muscle biopsy. Her CK was 16000 and so on. After having the EMG I would of thought they would have started treatment. Because it is so rear and we live in small country, no one really new what to do. ... (6 replies)

... r the slightest bump. I know it's hard. I felt like I was in hell. This was in 1999 I was Diagnosed with Dermatomyositis. I was 23...I am 31 now and all the side effects went away after the prednisone dose went under 20mg. I live a normal life with no flare ups. I got a lot of stretch marks and my metabolism is not the same. ... (7 replies)
... Hi, i found the side effects went away when i was dropped down to 10mgs. ... (7 replies)
... ecause no one really understands unless they have experienced it themselves. I know my husband doesn't understand. I have given up telling him when i'm exhausted after being dragged to a waterpark with the kids for 6 hours and then having to go out the next day, when all i really want to do is sleep and rest. ... (7 replies)
... I started at 100mg of prednisone and have attempted to wean off of it but have not been able to get lower than 10mg. ... (3 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)
... when I got bad liver blood work after a couple years. The prednisone was fabulous, for a couple WEEKS. Then the side effects become obvious. The methotrexate seemed to help, but never completely relieved me. ... (4 replies)
... ently have much pain in the lower extremities and have become too week to walk without a walker or scooter. I am hoping to regain some strength. Could you drive after your first tratments? ... (20 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)
... The only 2 things that have worked on my DM, at least to make it liveable, are high doses of prednisone and IVIG. And of course high doses of prednisone are only a short term solution, so I depend on the IVIG. ... (20 replies)
... ders 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. The rash cleared up and I wasn't in any more pain. ... (9 replies)
... Hi .. I just read your post from three days ago about PM. I was dx'd with PM in 2003 after a high CPK. I was put on high dose prenisone for many months and then put on reducing doses. ... (5 replies)
... Did you exprience any side effects from Cellcept? ... (4 replies)
... weak in 3 days that my voice fades away when I talked. My Physician removed it from my treatment and replaced it with Imuran 150mg. In addition I was also taking Prednisone but 40 mg made my muscles weaker and brought my blood sugar up. My doctor reduced it to 20. ... (15 replies)
... d not find anything wrong with my blood work except my CPK was grossly elevated. The ED doctor told me to stop taking Lipitor, muscle weakness is one of the side effects but this did not help. ... (3 replies)
... I tried it after going off Imuran and it did not work. IVIG has shown significant improvement after one year of monthly infusions. ... (14 replies)
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... Hello all. This is my first posting as I'm new to the group. I'm a 51 yr old female in Tampa, FL diagnosed with PM in 2002. Large doses of prednisone, along with methotrexate, brought it under control. Now, it has come back and I am unable to take the large dose of prednisone this time due to the previous side effects (eye damage). My CK is up to 2,900. My doc tried... (3 replies)


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